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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.

MCC Powder is cellulose that is derived from high quality wood pulp. While cellulose is the most abundant organic material, Microcrystalline Powder can only be derived from a special grade of alpha cellulose.

MCC Powder is a commonly used excipient in the pharmaceutical industry. It has excellent compressibility properties and is used in solid dose forms, such as tablets. Tablets can be formed that are hard, but dissolve quickly. Microcrystalline Cellulose is the same as cellulose, except that it meets USP standards. It has the highest dilution potential of all binders.

Other Industrial Uses of Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder:

Pharmaceutical Industry:

In the Pharmaceutical Industry, Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder is used as a binding and bulking agent in the formulation of different oral tablets and capsules. The use of this powder as a food additive was approved within the European Union and granted the number E 460. MCC Powder is also used as a filler, disintegrating agents and flow aids in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals.

Food Industry:

While in the food industry Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder has become one of the most popular food additives. Adding Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder to food allows it to act as a bulking agent and it also increases the fiber content without a major impact on flavor. It has been extensively explored as a functional ingredient in food including meat products, emulsions, beverages, dairy products, bakery, confectionary and filling.

Cosmetics Industry:

As an ingredient, Microcrystalline Cellulose (MCC) can be used in the production of various kinds of cosmetics, skin care and treatment products, and detergents. Microcrystalline Cellulose Powder is used as an abrasive, adsorbent, bulking agent, slip modifier and aqueous viscosity increasing agent in the formulation of cosmetic products.

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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Johnny Naber posted on 21 Oct, 2018
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Blackburn Distributions is one of the most professional companies I have done business with - Friendly staff and superb shipping speed and product quality are what separate Blackburn Distributions from the rest. 10/5 Stars
Juan posted on 11 Aug, 2018
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It’s nice
Marijana posted on 10 Aug, 2018
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Everything was lightning fast with excellent support when I needed to ask something !

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