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Substance Name: Cellulose, microcrystalline [NF]
RN: 9004-34-6

Note

  • A polysaccharide with glucose units linked as in CELLOBIOSE. It is the chief constituent of plant fibers, cotton being the purest natural form of the substance. As a raw material, it forms the basis for many derivatives used in chromatography, ion exchange materials, explosives manufacturing, and pharmaceutical preparations.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Molecular Weight

  • 324.28
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Excipients
  • Pharmaceutic Aid (Tablet and Capsule Diluent)
  • Pharmaceutic Aids
  • Pharmaceutical Vehicles
  • TSCA Flag XU (Exempt from Reporting under Chemical Data Reporting Rule)

Superlist Classification Codes

  • TWA (15 mg/m3 total dust; 5 mg/m3 respirable fraction)
  • TWA 10 mg/m3

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Cellulose
  • Cellulose regenerated
  • Cellulose, microcrystalline [NF]
  • Microcrystalline cellulose
  • Rayon
  • Rayon flock
  • Wood pulp, bleached

MeSH Heading

  • Cellulose

Synonyms

  • Abicel
  • Alpha Cel PB 25
  • alpha-Cellulose
  • Arbocel
  • Arbocel BC 200
  • Arbocell B 600/30
  • Avicel
  • Avicel 101
  • Avicel 102
  • Avicel CL 611
  • Avicel PH
  • Avicel PH 101
  • Avicel PH 105
  • beta-Amylose
  • CCRIS 6600
  • Cellex MX
  • Cellulose
  • Cellulose 248
  • Cellulose crystalline
  • Cellulose, microcrystalline
  • Celphere CP-305
  • Celufi
  • CEPO
  • Cepo CFM
  • CEPO S 20
  • CEPO S 40
  • Chromedia CC 31
  • Chromedia CF 11
  • CP-305
  • Crystalline cellulose
  • Cupricellulose
  • Dispersible cellulose
  • EINECS 232-674-9
  • Elcema F 150
  • Elcema G 250
  • Elcema P 050
  • Elcema P 100
  • Fresenius D 6
  • Heweten 10
  • Hydroxycellulose
  • Kingcot
  • Klucel
  • LA 01
  • Microcrystalline cellulose
  • MN-Cellulose
  • Onozuka P 500
  • Pyrocellulose
  • Rayophane
  • Rayweb Q
  • Rexcel
  • Sentry aq mardel clout
  • Sigmacell
  • Solka-fil
  • Solka-floc
  • Solka-floc BW
  • Solka-floc BW 100
  • Solka-floc BW 20
  • Solka-floc BW 200
  • Solka-floc BW 2030
  • Spartose OM-22
  • Sulfite cellulose
  • Tomofan
  • Tunicin
  • UNII-7T9FYH5QMK
  • UNII-91B875MM4H
  • UNII-C8DF2GF8L2
  • UNII-I355QGZ19A
  • UNII-KO5GYV0DCB
  • UNII-OP1R32D61U
  • UNII-PNR0YF693Y
  • UNII-SMD1X3XO9M
  • UNII-W7YXH6D4BD
  • UNII-X7XJ6RM9Q2
  • Whatman CC-31

Systematic Name

  • Cellulose

Superlist Names

  • Cellulose
  • Cellulose, respirable fraction
  • Cellulose, total dust

Mixture Name

  • Avicel RC/CL

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9004-34-6

FDA UNIIs

  • 7T9FYH5QMK
  • 91B875MM4H
  • C8DF2GF8L2
  • I355QGZ19A
  • KO5GYV0DCB
  • OP1R32D61U
  • PNR0YF693Y
  • SMD1X3XO9M
  • W7YXH6D4BD
  • X7XJ6RM9Q2

Other Registry Numbers

  • 1161712-52-2
  • 12656-52-9
  • 137261-76-8
  • 1374408-52-2
  • 152231-69-1
  • 1621420-37-8
  • 1873279-80-1
  • 189398-86-5
  • 209533-95-9
  • 2095812-59-0
  • 231290-83-8
  • 324745-49-5
  • 358787-62-9
  • 39394-43-9
  • 51395-76-7
  • 58968-67-5
  • 61991-21-7
  • 61991-22-8
  • 67016-75-5
  • 67016-76-6
  • 68073-05-2
  • 70225-79-5
  • 74623-16-8
  • 75398-83-3
  • 77907-70-1
  • 84503-75-3
  • 89468-66-6
  • 9006-02-4
  • 9012-19-5
  • 9037-50-7
  • 906542-14-1
  • 9076-30-6
  • 99331-82-5

System Generated Number

  • 0009004346

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rabbit LD50 skin > 2gm/kg (2000mg/kg)   Toxicology Letters. Vol. (Suppl), Pg. 243, 1992.
rat LC50 inhalation > 5800mg/m3/4H (5800mg/m3)   Toxicology Letters. Vol. (Suppl), Pg. 243, 1992.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal > 31600mg/kg (31600mg/kg)   FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series. Vol. 50A, Pg. 83, 1972.
rat LD50 oral > 5gm/kg (5000mg/kg)   Toxicology Letters. Vol. (Suppl), Pg. 243, 1992.