Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder

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Key Benefits of Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder:

  • Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder is also known as MCC.
  • MCC Powder is an excellent binder & flow agent for the manufacturer of tablets using direct compression methods.
  • Microcrystalline cellulose carries high amount of active ingredients.
  • Cellulose Powder is one of the best tablet binders on the market and is very cost effective.
  • Bulk Microcrystalline cellulose is inert and has very high levels of safety whilst being suitable for vegans & vegetarians.
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Our Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder is a fine off white powder with spherical granules to provide flowability & high binding ratio. This product's certificate of analysis can be viewed within product pictures above and is high quality pharmaceutical grade Microcrystalline cellulose 102 grade. Our UK stocked microcrystalline cellulose is certified Kosher & Halal.

Microcrystalline cellulose is a purified, partially depolymerized cellulose that occurs as a white, odourless, tasteless, crystalline powder composed of porous particles. It is available in a variety of different particle sizes and moisture grades that have different properties and applications.

Synonyms and brand names for Microcrystalline cellulose are Avicel PH; Cellets; Celex; cellulose gel; hellulosum microcristallinum; Celphere; Ceolus KG; crystalline cellulose; E460; Emcocel; Ethispheres; Fibrocel; MCC Sanaq; Pharmacel; Tabulose; Vivapur.

Microcrystalline cellulose is often mixed with Magnesium stearate, Silicone dioxide and dicalcium phosphate to create the perfect all in one tableting mix. The ratios change depending upon on the API being used. Contact us for further information on creating the perfect mix.

Further information on Microcrystalline cellulose can be found on the product questions tab above.

Advisory Information

The products sold by Blackburn Distributions are not intended to diagnose, treat, restore, correct or modify any functions in human beings. They are solely intended to help maintain & support a healthy lifestyle. The claims presented have not be evaluated by the FDA or the MHRA. We recommend that you seek advice from a fully qualified healthcare professional before consuming any of these products especially if you are taking other medications or pregnant. Discontinue use and consult a doctor if any adverse reactions occur. Not intended for use by persons under the age of 18. Keep out of reach of children. Store in a cool, dry place.

Microcrystalline Cellulose Ingredients

Microcrystalline Cellulose 99.43%

Suitable For

Non-vegetarians, vegans, vegetarians.


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What is Microcrystalline Cellulose Made of?

Microcrystalline cellulose is 99.43% pure which comes from refined wood pulp and is a source of natural fibre.

Can I get a discount on Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder?

Yes, we have a loyalty scheme which can save you up to 7.5%. Please see our spend and save page for further details.

What is Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder?

Microcrystalline cellulose (MCC) is a purified, partially depolymerized cellulose obtained from wood pulp that occurs as a white, odourless, tasteless, crystalline powder composed of porous particles. MCC is available in a variety of different particle...

What is the structure of Microcrystalline Cellulose?

Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder is a naturally occurring polymer,It is composed of glucose units connected by a 1-4 beta glycosidic bond. It has a crystalline structure that is insoluble in water, ethanol, ether and dilute mineral acids. MCC is also...

What is Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder used for?

Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder is a valuable additive in many industries including pharmaceuticals, foods and cosmetics. In the pharmaceutical industry, MCC 102 is used as a binder and flow aid in the manufacturing of tablets and capsules as it has...

How is Microcrystalline cellulose made?

Controlled hydrolysis with dilute mineral acid solutions of a-cellulose is used to produce microcrystalline cellulose, which is obtained as a pulp from fibrous plant materials. Following hydrolysis, the hydrocellulose is purified by filtration and the...

What are Microcrystalline cellulose side effects?

Chemically, it is an inert substance, is not degraded during digestion and has no appreciable absorption and therefore extremely limited side effects. In large quantities it provides dietary bulk and may lead to a laxative effect.

Which grade of microcrystalline cellulose is best?

Microcrystalline cellulose 102 is the most commonly used form of the product due the best combination of physical properties. Higher-density grades have improved flowability. The larger-particle-size grades generally provide better flow properties in...

Is microcrystalline cellulose safe?

Microcrystalline cellulose is widely used in oral pharmaceutical formulations and food products and is generally regarded as a relatively nontoxic and non-irritant material. Microcrystalline cellulose is not absorbed systemically following oral administration...

Is microcrystalline cellulose vegan?

Microcrystalline cellulose is obtained from natural wood and not processed with any animal products making it suitable for both vegans & vegetarians

Where can I buy microcrystalline cellulose?

You can buy microcrystalline cellulose online from ourselves, we sell it in a variety of weights for all applications. It can also be collected from our factory.

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