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Celny - hydroxypropyl cellulose for nutraceutical & food use

Binder for Nutraceutical Tabletting

Stabilizer for whipped cream
and baked goods

Edible films

CELNY for Nutraceuticals & Food Use Overview

CELNY is a high-quality grade of hydroxypropyl cellulose (HPC) suitable for food and nutraceutical use. Applications include tablet binder, film forming agent, and stabilizer . CELNY is available in a range of viscosities and particle sizes to suit your application and meets the following quality and regulatory requirements:

  • Food Use approved: 21CFR 172.870 (U.S. FDA), E463 (Europe), I902603 (Japan)
  • Food Chemicals Codex (FCC) and Japan Food Ingredients (JF) compliant
  • Non-GMO Project Verified, Kosher, Halal, Gluten-free, Vegan
  • Manufactured in Japan under cGMP, according to IPEC (International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council) guidelines

Grades & Availability

Grades & Availability

Applications Overview

Nutraceuticals CELNY grade Benefit
Dry binder for direct compression and orally dissolvable tablets (ODT) CELNY-SSL Super Fine Highly compressible super fine powder, adds superior tablet hardness without extending disintegration time due to super low viscosity and low usage levels. Try this in your most difficult formulations.
Wet binder for granulation CELNY-L, SL, SSL Imparts excellent tablet hardness and friability. Lower viscosity grades give faster disintegration times for your tablets, are easier to handle and can speed up granulation time by allowing higher concentration of binder solution.
Sustained release tablets CELNY-L and L-Fine, CELNY-M and M-Fine Matrix tablet former for slow release of active and slow erosion of tablet at high usage levels.
Film coatings CELNY-L, SL Improves plasticity and adherence of coatings, prevents logo bridging
Whipped cream CELNY-M Stabilizes peaks of commercial whipped cream
Edible film CELNY-SSL, SL, L Low viscosity, high plasticity film forming for film coatings and oral strips

Technical Data and Specifications

Contact information

Nippon Soda Co., Ltd.
(Head office)
2-1, Ohtemachi 2-Chome
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
100-8165 Japan
Tel: +81-3-3245-6159
Territory covered:
Japan, China, and rest of world
Nisso America Inc.
Wall Street Plaza
88 Pine St, 14th Fl
New York NY 10005
Tel: +1-212-490-0350
Territory covered:
United States, Canada,
Central and South America
Nisso Chemical Europe GmbH
Berliner Allee 42, 40212
Dusseldorf, Germany
Tel: +49-(0)-211-1306686-0
Territory covered:
Europe, Africa
Nisso Chemical India LLP
Two Horizon Centre, Sector 43,
Golf Course Road, Gurgaon, India
Tel: +91-124-626-7841
Territory covered:
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