Why Use Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose in Detergents

Sodium Carboxymethyl Cellulose as the functions of thickening, water retention, gelation, etc., so its effect is not only used in a variety of foods, but also the necessities commonly used in our daily life, such as the production of detergents.

CMC is the basic ingredient of powder detergent, especially non-phosphorus powder. It has the characteristics of a colloid, and can effectively prevent contamination of laundry washed with synthetic detergents. It can also stabilize the foam and protect the skin.

In the Detergent industry, DECARE® CMC can be used in liquid and paste detergents as a stabilizing and thickening agent. CMC, an anionic compound, acts by like-charge repulsion and negative ion accumulation to reduce fouling, making it an ideal product for preventing staining in laundered clothes. It also acts as a plasticizer and adhesive in soap.

Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose is used in detergents, which mainly plays a role as a washing aid, especially for washing cotton fabrics in hard water. It can stabilize the foam. It not only saves washing time but also saves the amount of washing liquid. The fabric after washing has a soft feeling and reduces skin irritation. CMC has a certain suspension effect, so that detergents and stains will not deposit again to achieve the effect of descaling.

  Regardless of which field the sodium carboxymethyl cellulose is used in, it needs to be properly configured, and the proper amount of addition can make it work more fully. It cannot be too much or too little, otherwise it may be counterproductive.

If you would like to get more information about CMC used in detergent industry, please feel free to contact us. We will try our best to give you professional advice.



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