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Hypromellose (HPMC)

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What is Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC)?

Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC), also known simply as hyrpomellose, may be used as a vegan alternative to animal gelatin and as a suspending agent in food and pharmaceutical products. It is also commonly used in eyedrops. It is also a common thickening agent and excipient in the food industry.

Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) Benefits

Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC) is commonly used in eyedrops to help keep the eyes moisturized.

  • Thickening agent 
  • Suspending agent
  • Alternative to animal gelatin
  • Helps moisturize the eyes when used in eyedrops

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.


Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose (HPMC)

This product is a food and pharmaceutical additive and is not intended for consumption as a single ingredient.