METHYL CELLULOSE

Overview

Chemical Names
Methyl ether of cellulose; Cellulose methyl ether
Synonyms
Cellulose methyl ether
CAS number
9004-67-5
INS
461
Functional Class
Food Additives
EMULSIFIER
STABILIZER
THICKENER
INS matches
461

Evaluations

Evaluation year: 1989

ADI:
NOT SPECIFIED

Comments:
Group ADI for modified celluloses: ethyl cellulose, ethyl hydroxyethyl cellulose, hydroxypropyl cellulose, hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose, methyl cellulose, methyl ethyl cellulose, and sodium carboxymethyl cellulose
Meeting:
35
Specs Code:
S
Tox Monograph: 
Previous Years:
1984, FNP 31/2-JECFA 28/65. R; COMPENDIUM/933 1981, FNP 19-JECFA 25/141. R 1973, NMRS 53/TRS 539-JECFA 17/21, FNP 4-JECFA 17/30, FAS 5/NMRS 53A-JECFA 17/301. 0-25 (AS THE SUM OF TOTAL MODIFIED CELLULOSES: HYDROXYPROPYL CELLULOSE, HYDROXYPROPYLMETHYL CEL
1984, FNP 31/2-JECFA 28/65. R; COMPENDIUM/933 1981, FNP 19-JECFA 25/141. R 1973, NMRS 53/TRS 539-JECFA 17/21, FNP 4-JECFA 17/30, FAS 5/NMRS 53A-JECFA 17/301. 0-25 (AS THE SUM OF TOTAL MODIFIED CELLULOSES: HYDROXYPROPYL CELLULOSE, HYDROXYPROPYLMETHYL CEL