KimaCell®HPMC K15 LV Hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose,  also known as cellulose hydroxypropyl methyl ether, is prepared from cellulose through etherification, and part of the glucose molecules in the cellulose skeleton are covered with methyl Oxygen and hydroxypropoxyl substitution. HPMC K15 is a semi-synthetic natural organic polymer compound. Based on the research on the existing HPMC synthesis method, the method of nitrogen protection alkalization and step-by-step etherification is used to obtain HPMC with high viscosity. The preparation of HPMC K15 is mainly obtained by reacting a mixed etherifying agent of methyl chloride and propylene oxide with alkali cellulose.

HPMC has a three-dimensional space network structure, has strong mechanical properties and carrying capacity, has a large number of hydroxyl groups in the molecule, can form hydrogen bonds with water, and has good water solubility. At the same time, HPMC is non-toxic, has good biodegradability and biological Compatibility, can be used in multiple directions in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Specification of HPMC K15 LV

HPMC K15 LV ( 9004 65 3 )

Hydroxypropyl Methyl Cellulose (HPMC)

Physical Analysis


White to slightly off-white fibrous or granular powder.

Identification A to E


Solution appearance






Loss on drying

5.0% Max

Residue on ignition

1.5% Max



Apparent viscosity


Particle size

Min. 98% pass through 100 mesh

Heavy Metals

Heavy Metal










Micro bacteria

Total plate count


Yeast and Mould


Coli form




Features of HPMC K15 LV

  • Water Retention: Exhibits excellent water retention properties, contributing to enhanced moisture preservation in various formulations.

  • Thickening Agent: Functions as an efficient thickening agent in the formulation of coatings, adhesives, and other industrial products.

  • Film-Forming Capability: Capable of forming clear and flexible films, making it valuable in industries such as pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and construction.

  • Stability Enhancement: Enhances stability in formulations, contributing to the overall shelf life and performance of the end product.

Application of HPMC K15 LV

KimaCell® HPMC K15 LV can be used in Hydrogel drug loading.

  • Hydrogel is a polymer system that uses water as the dispersion medium, contains a large number of hydrophilic groups and hydrophobic groups, and has a three-dimensional network structure. It can absorb a large amount of water, maintain a certain shape, and can swell in water without dissolving. It is a special soft and wet material. Since the hydrogel has good biocompatibility and is non-toxic, it can be modified according to different needs to make gel products with different functions, so that it can go further on the basis of the original excellent performance, or compound It has new excellent properties, such as degradability, easy-to-regulate physical and chemical properties and structure, etc.

  • Hydrogel is used as a drug-loading system for clinical treatment of diseases, and it is also divided into many different forms, such as injectable hydrogel, biomucoadhesive hydrogel, hydrogel microspheres, etc. Different dosage forms are used for different diseases. It can greatly increase the utilization rate of drugs, reduce side effects, and improve the cure rate of diseases.

Why Choose HPMC K15 LV from KimaCell

By choosing HPMC K15 LV Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose from KimaCell, you not only get a quality product but also access a versatile solution that meets your specific needs. For hydroxypropyl cellulose wholesale requirements, KimaCell stands as a reliable source, providing consistent quality and tailored features for your applications.

  1. Tailored for Diverse Uses: HPMC K15 LV is a versatile cellulose ether, well-suited for a broad range of applications, ensuring flexibility for different industries.

  2. Stability for Prolonged Shelf Life: Enhances the stability of formulations, contributing to prolonged shelf life, ensuring the longevity of end products.

  3. Thermal Gelation Benefit: Undergoes thermal gelation, providing an advantage in applications like controlled-release pharmaceuticals.

  4. Bulk Availability ("hydroxypropyl cellulose wholesale"): KimaCell offers HPMC K15 LV in bulk, facilitating wholesale procurement for businesses with larger manufacturing needs.

Whether you are a pharmaceutical manufacturer, or a food producer, Kimcell can provide you with the hydroxypropyl cellulose you require in bulk quantities. When you choose Kimcell for your hydroxypropyl cellulose wholesale needs, you can count on a reputable company that prioritizes quality, consistency, and customer service.

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