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Substance Name: Hydroxyethyl cellulose [NF]
RN: 9004-62-0

Note

  • Component of contact lens wetting solutions; aldiamed is an artificial saliva.

Molecular Formulas

  • C2-H6-O2.x-Unspecified
  • Unspecified
 

Classification Codes

  • Human Data
  • Pharmaceutic Aid (Suspending Agent)
  • Pharmaceutic Aid (Viscosity-Increasing Agent)
  • Reproductive Effect
  • TSCA Flag XU (Exempt from Reporting under Chemical Data Reporting Rule)
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Cellulose, 2-hydroxyethyl ether
  • H. E. Cellulose
  • Hydroxyethyl cellulose [NF]
  • Hydroxyethylcellulose

Synonyms

  • 2-Hydroxyethyl cellulose
  • 2-Hydroxyethyl cellulose ether
  • AH 15
  • AW 15 (Polysaccharide)
  • BL 15
  • Caswell No. 487
  • Cellosize
  • Cellosize 4400H16
  • Cellosize QP
  • Cellosize QP 1500
  • Cellosize QP 30000
  • Cellosize QP 4400
  • Cellosize QP3
  • Cellosize UT 40
  • Cellosize WP
  • Cellosize WP 09
  • Cellosize WP 300
  • Cellosize WP 300H
  • Cellosize WP 400H
  • Cellosize WP 4400
  • Cellosize WPO 9H17
  • Cellulose 2-hydroxyethyl ether
  • Cellulose hydroxyethyl ether
  • Cellulose hydroxyethylate
  • Cellulose, 2-hydroxyethyl ether
  • Cellulose, ethylene oxide-grafted
  • Cellulosize
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 046201
  • Fuji hec-BL 20
  • Glutofix 600
  • HEC
  • Hec-Al 5000
  • Hercules N 100
  • Hespan
  • HSDB 578
  • Hydroxyethyl cellulose
  • Hydroxyethyl cellulose ether
  • Hydroxyethyl ether cellulose
  • Hydroxyethylcellulose
  • Hyetellose
  • J 164
  • Natrosol
  • Natrosol 150L
  • Natrosol 180HH
  • Natrosol 180L
  • Natrosol 240JR
  • Natrosol 250
  • Natrosol 250 HHR
  • Natrosol 250G
  • Natrosol 250H
  • Natrosol 250H4R
  • Natrosol 250HHP
  • Natrosol 250HHR
  • Natrosol 250HR
  • Natrosol 250HX
  • Natrosol 250L
  • Natrosol 250M
  • Natrosol 250MH
  • Natrosol 300H
  • Natrosol LR
  • OETs
  • Oxirane, polymer with cellulose
  • Tylose H 20
  • Tylose H 300
  • Tylose H series
  • Tylose P
  • Tylose P-X
  • Tylose P-Z series
  • Tylose PS-X
  • Unicel QP 100MH
  • Unicel QP 300 H
  • Unicel QP 52000 H
  • UNII-12VCE9HR9E
  • UNII-2Q40985DRM
  • UNII-6OX6A5C7B6
  • UNII-7Q6P4JN1QT
  • UNII-8136Y38GY5
  • UNII-B24JYI97VR
  • UNII-I2N4ZF9233
  • UNII-L605B5892V
  • UNII-M825OX60H9
  • UNII-R33S7TK2EP
  • UNII-S38J6RZN16
  • UNII-X70SE62ZAR
  • UNII-ZYD53NBL45
  • Walocel HT 6.000 PFV

Systematic Name

  • Cellulose, 2-hydroxyethyl ether

Superlist Name

  • 2-Hydroxyethyl cellulose

Mixture Name

  • Comfort Tears

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9004-62-0

FDA UNIIs

  • 12VCE9HR9E
  • 2Q40985DRM
  • 6OX6A5C7B6
  • 7Q6P4JN1QT
  • 8136Y38GY5
  • B24JYI97VR
  • I2N4ZF9233
  • L605B5892V
  • M825OX60H9
  • R33S7TK2EP
  • S38J6RZN16
  • X70SE62ZAR
  • ZYD53NBL45

Other Registry Numbers

  • 1029222-54-5
  • 1239602-59-5
  • 12772-61-1
  • 1421926-28-4
  • 1422717-44-9
  • 142582-86-3
  • 1613317-73-9
  • 163648-13-3
  • 168679-18-3
  • 173523-80-3
  • 189832-76-6
  • 53124-21-3
  • 53124-22-4
  • 53149-00-1
  • 682809-20-7
  • 72146-24-8
  • 81990-28-5
  • 86168-41-4
  • 87210-16-0
  • 9045-96-9
  • 942427-43-2
  • 950179-92-7
  • 97105-13-0

Related Registry Number

  • 9063-65-4 (hydrochloride salt)

System Generated Number

  • 0009004620

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formulas

  • C2-H6-O2.x-Unspecified
  • Unspecified

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C2-H6-O2
  • COMPONENT
  • Unspecified

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
women LDLo intravenous 5100mg/kg/6D- (5100mg/kg) BRAIN AND COVERINGS: INCREASED INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE

VASCULAR: CHANGE IN PLASMA OR BLOOD VALUME

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)
New England Journal of Medicine. Vol. 317, Pg. 964, 1987.