Hydroxyethyl Methylcellulose (MHEC)

Methyl Hydroxyethyl Cellulose (MHEC)

Methyl Hydroxyethyl Cellulose


Hydroxyethyl methylcellulose provides many of the same benefits as other methylcellulose derivatives, such as the ability to efficiently thicken and provide water retention, These products, offered under the CELOPRO™ MH brand, are highly effective additives used to improve the quality and processing characteristics of building materials such as plasters and renders, mortars, tile adhesives, joint compounds and emulsion paints.

Product Properties

ConstitutionMethyl hydroxy ethyl cellulose
AppearanceWhite Powder
Substitution degreeStandard etherification

Product Specification(1cps=1mPa.s)

Product GradeViscosity(cps)Delayed SolubilitySeries
MH15M FP10,000 – 20,000NoCelopro® MH
MH15MS FP10,000 – 20,000Yes
MH25M FP20,000 – 30,000No
MH25MS FP20,000 – 30,000Yes
MH30M FP25,000 – 35,000No
MH40M FP35,000 – 45,000No
MH40MS FP35,000 – 45,000Yes
MH55M FP50,000 – 60,000No
MH55MS FP50,000 – 60,000Yes
MH60M FP55,000 – 65,000No
MH70M FP65,000 – 75,000No
MH70MS FP65,000 – 75,000Yes


Product GradeApplicationproperty
MH25M FPDrymix MortarCement One Coat
MH40MS FPDrymix MortarEmulsion Tile Adhesive
MH25MS FPPaint & CoatingsExterior Paints
MH25MS FPHome CareDetergent / Washing Up Liquids
MH15M FPCeramicPowder Metallurgy



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