Cellulose Gum (sodium carboxymethylcellulose, CMC) is widely used as a thickener to bind water. It prevents syneresis and adds desirable flow properties to formulations. Used mostly in toothpaste formulations, Cellulose Gum can also be used to provide hold in denture cream and powder formulations. Medium viscosity range of 1500-3100 cps.//Recommended use level 0.5-4%. For external use only.