Emulsifiers, Stabilisers, Thickeners
and Gelling Agents.
A semisynthetic compound derived from cellulose, the
woody material produced by plants.
Found in sterilised, pasteurised and UHT cream, low-calorie
cream and pasteurised low-fat cream, bakery products and in
reduced fat products. Also in pharmacuticals including Multibionta
50+ Probiotic multi vitamin pills, Rhinolast nasal allergy spray
and Viagra. In the cosmetics industry it is used as a binding
agent, emulsion stabiliser, film former and viscosity adjuster.
May cause allergic reactions.