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Microcrystalline Cellulose

Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder

Availability: In stock

From £10.80

Availability: In stock

From £10.80

Key Benefits of Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder:

  • Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder is also known as MCC.
  • MCC Powder is an excellent choice for the manufacturer of tablets using direct compression methods.
  • MCC can carry a high amount of active ingredients.
  • Cellulose Powder is one of the best tablet binders on the market and is very cost effective.
  • Shipped within 1 working day subject to stock.
Our Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder is a fine off white powder with spherical granules to provide flowability. This product's certificate of analysis can be viewed within product pictures above.

What is Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder?

Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder is a fine, off white, non-reactive powder that has a 99.43% Microcrystalline Cellulose content. It is an odourless and tasteless supplement. MCC is a term for refined wood pulp and is used in food production as an anti-caking agent, a fat substitute, an emulsifier, an extender, and a bulking agent.

Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder is similar to cellulose, except that its powder can only be derived from special grade alpha cellulose. Giving Microcrystalline Cellulose the highest dilution potential of all binders (USP standards).

Microcrystalline Cellulose Structure?

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 resistant to reagents.

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.

What is Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder used for?

Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder is a valuable additive in many industries including pharmaceutical, food and cosmetics.

In the pharmaceutical industry, MCC is used as a flow aid in the manufacturing of tablets and capsules as it has excellent compressibility properties.

Microcrystalline cellulose can be used I cosmetic products for the hair and skin as well as in makeup.

Microcrystalline cellulose is used in the food industry as a food additive which acts as a bulking agent. Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder has been used as a functional ingredient in meat products, emulsions, beverages, dairy products, bakery, confectionery, and filling. MCC was approved as a food additive within the European Union and given the number E460.

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.



Customer Reviews 33 item(s)

lynn posted on 05 Sep, 2019
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First time on buying from blackburndistributions service was good came when promised will buy again
Jan posted on 05 Jul, 2019
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Very proffesional team, product quality always on point, perfect gross for your company big or smaller. Been doing bussines with them for longtime!
Andreea posted on 01 May, 2019
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I needed MCC as a filler and decided to purchase it from Blackburn Distributions, I'm very happy I did. Highly recommended.

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