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Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose

Primary Chemical Name :

Primary Chemical Name is the standard name assigned to a chemical substance.

Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose
CAS Registry Number:

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We have assigned ID numbers (with 6 leading zeros or nines, e.g., 000000-xx-x or 999999-xx-x) for blends and chemicals that do not have CAS numbers.

EC Number:

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Synonyms are alternative names that represent the same chemical substance.

Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose;Carbohydrate gum;Cellulose, 2-hydroxypropyl methyl ether;Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose 1828;Hypromellose;Methyl hydroxypropyl cellulose; Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose

SVHC is a substance (identified by the European Chemicals Agency) that may have serious and often irreversible effects on human health and the environment. SVHC are defined in Article 57 of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (“the REACH Regulation”) and include substances which are:
1.  Carcinogenic, Mutagenic or toxic to Reproduction (CMR), meeting the criteria for classification in category 1 or 2 in accordance with Directive 67/548/EEC or in category 1a or 1b in accordance with EC No 1272/2008This directive was recently replaced by the new EU regulation (EC) No 1272/2008.
2.  Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic (PBT) or very Persistent and very Bioaccumulative (vPvB) according to the criteria in Annex XIII of the REACH Regulation, or
3.  Identified, on a case-by-case basis, from scientific evidence as causing probable serious effects to human health or the environment of an equivalent level of concern as those above (e.g. endocrine disrupters).


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List of 164 Brands that contain this chemical

Product Category
Pet Care
Four Paws Magic Coat Flea & Tick Shampoo for Dogs & Cats, Puppies & Kittens-Old Product liquid --
Home Maintenance

Aqua Mix Sealer & Coating Remover-03/10/2020

liquid --

Crown Safer Paint Thinner-06/23/2016

liquid 0-1.0
Franmar Lead Out, Lead Paint Remediator and Remover, Professional Use liquid 1.0-5.0
Litex Popcorn Ceiling Spray powder --
Inside the Home
Finish All In 1, 3X Powerball Tabs, Fresh-(Canadian Market) tablet --
Finish All-In-1 Electrasol Powerball Tabs, Green Apple-(Canadian Market) tablet --

Finish Power & Free Powerball Quantum Capsules-10/09/2014

pod --

Finish Power & Free Powerball Tabs-10/09/2014

tablets --

Finish Powerball Quantim Max Capsules, Fresh Scent-10/24/2014

pod --

Finish Powerball Quantum Capsules, Fresh-10/09/2014

pod --

Finish Powerball Quantum Capsules, Lemon Sparkle-10/09/2014

pod --

Finish Powerball Quantum Max Capsules, Lemon Sparkle-10/24/2014

pod --

Finish Powerball Tabs, Green Apple, (Canadian Market)-02/08/2013

tablets --

Finish Powerball Tabs, Orange Scent-09/23/2014

tablets --

Method Daily Wood Cleaner, Almond, Pump Spray-02/24/2018

pump spray --

Method Smarty Dish, Free of Dyes + Perfumes-05/26/2015

pods --

Method Smarty Dish, Pink Grapefruit-05/26/2015

pods --

Method Wood For Good Daily Clean, Almond, Pump Spray-05/11/2015

pump spray --
Finish All In 1 Powerball Tabs, Fresh Scent-Old Product tablets --
Finish All In 1 Powerball Tabs, Orange Scent-Old Product tablets --

Finish Powerball Quantum Max Capsules with Baking Soda-10/24/2014-Old Product

pod --

Finish Powerball Tabs, Fresh Scent-09/23/2014-Old Product

tablets --
Finish Quantum Electrasol Powerball-Old Product gel capsule --
Finish Quantum Powerball with Baking Soda-Old Product gel capsule --
Finish Quantum Powerball, Lemon Sparkle-Old Product gel capsule --
Lemon Fresh Pine-Sol All Purpose Cleaner-07/01/2006-Old Product liquid --
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Orange Energy Pine Sol All Purpose Cleaner-07/01/2006-Old Product liquid --
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Pine-Sol All Purpose Cleaner, Mountain Energy-Old Product liquid --
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Pine-Sol All Purpose Cleaner, Sparkling Wave-Old Product liquid --
Pine-Sol All Purpose Cleaner, Wild Flower Blast-Old Product liquid --
Personal Care

Amway Body Series Refreshing Body Wash

liquid --
Amway Satinique Daily Balance 2-in-1 Hair Cleansing Shampoo & Conditioner liquid --
Amway Satinique Dandruff Control Hair Cleanser-Shampoo liquid --
Amway Satinique Gentle Daily Hair Cleanser-Shampoo liquid --
Amway Satinique Revitalising Hair Cleanser-Shampoo liquid --
Amway Satinique Volumising Hair Cleanser-Shampoo liquid --

Arrid Extra Dry Antiperspirant Deodorant Cream-11/13/2015

cream --

Aussie Men Deep Clean Shampoo-02/02/2015

liquid --
Australian Gold Clear Spray Gel SPF 15 liquid --
Australian Gold Clear Spray Gel SPF 8 liquid --
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Aveeno Therapeutic Shave Gel aerosol --
11248_01022107 Image Avon Skin So Soft Ultra Even Body Wash.jpg
Avon Skin So Soft Ultra Even Body Wash liquid --
Bal Natural Shampoo liquid --
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Clairol Basic White Powder Lightener powder >1%
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Clairol Kaleidocolors liquid >1%
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Clairol Maxi Blonde liquid >1%
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Clairol Professional Lightening Activators powder >1%
6259_image Super Ultra Blue Protinator.jpeg
Clairol Super Ultra Blue Protinator liquid >1%
Clairol Textures & Tones Color Booster (Ethnic) powder >1%

Dial 7 Day Moisturizing Lotion, Firming With Collagen & Vitamin E Beads-04/23/2015

liquid --

Dial Complete Foaming Hand Wash, Antibacterial, Coconut Water-06/29/2015

liquid --

Dial Complete Foaming Hand Wash, Antibacterial, Fresh Pear-06/29/2015

liquid --

Dial Complete Foaming Hand Wash, Antibacterial, Omega Moisture, Sea Berries-06/29/2015

liquid --

Dial Complete Foaming Hand Wash, Antibacterial, Original Scent-06/29/2015

liquid --

Dial Complete Foaming Hand Wash, Antibacterial, Power Berries-06/29/2015

liquid --

Dial Complete Foaming Hand Wash, Antibacterial, Soothing White Tea-06/29/2015

liquid --

Dial Complete Foaming Hand Wash, Antibacterial, Spring Water-06/29/2015

liquid --

Dove Men+Care Hydrate+ Shave Gel, Aerosol-03/14/2017

aerosol --

Dove Men+Care Sensitive+ Shave Gel, Aerosol-03/14/2017

aerosol --
Finesse Extra Moisturizing Shampoo-Dry liquid --

Gillette Endurance Power Beads Clear Gel Antiperspirant Deodorant, Cool Wave-03/17/2015

gel --

Gillette Sport Power Beads Clear Gel, Antiperspirant Deodorant, Power Rush-03/17/2015

gel --

Herbal Essences, Bio Renew, Daily Cleanse, Shampoo, White Strawberry & Sweet Mint Shampoo-07/12/2018

liquid --

Herbal Essences, Bio Renew, Refresh, Shampoo, Blue Ginger & Micellar Water-02/08/2017

liquid --

Heron Blue Shareer Body Wash

liquid --

Ivory Body Wash, Aloe-02/09/2015

liquid --

Ivory Body Wash, Island Oasis-02/09/2015

liquid --

Ivory Body Wash, Lavender-02/09/2015

liquid --

Ivory Body Wash, Original Scent-02/09/2015

liquid --

Ivory Body Wash, Water Lily-02/09/2015

liquid --
Jergens Moisturizing Body Shampoo, Extra Moisturizing liquid --

K-Y Warming Jelly Personal Lubricant-05/22/2018

gel --
Lever 2000 Family Body Wash, Pure Rain liquid --
Lever 2000 Moisturizing Body Wash, Fresh Fields Scent liquid --
Lever 2000 Moisturizing Body Wash, Morning Sky liquid --
Lever 2000 Moisturizing Body Wash, Perfectly Fresh Scent liquid --
New Finesse Hydrating Silk Protein Enriched Adj. Shampoo liquid --
Nivea for Men Face Cleansing, Exfoliating Face Scrub tube --

Pantene Pro-V Sheer Volume Weightless Shampoo-02/04/2015

liquid --
Paul Mitchell Baby Don't Cry Shampoo liquid --

Planet KIND Protective Shave Cream-07/22/2020

cream --
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Ponds Fresh Start Daily Exfoliating Cleanser-06/21/2007 cream --
Ponds Luminous Clean Daily Exfoliating Cleanser cream --
Prograine 2 in 1 Shampoo, Shampoo and Conditioner liquid --
Prograine Shampoo-Thinning Hair Use with extra volume liquid --

Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer in Jelly Wrap Carrier, Apricot Blossom-02/10/2015

gel --

Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer in Jelly Wrap Carrier, Ocean Kiss-04/13/2015

gel --

Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer in Jelly Wrap Carrier, Watermelon Splash-02/10/2015

gel --

Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer, Apricot Blossom-02/10/2015

gel --

Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizer, Coconut Beach Siesta-02/10/2015

gel --
Salon Selectives Botanical Blends Shampoo: Aloe liquid --
Salon Selectives Shampoo Level 1: Frequent Use liquid --
Salon Selectives Shampoo Level 4: Extra Moisturizing liquid --
Salon Selectives Shampoo Level 5 Regular-Normal liquid --
Selsun Blue Dandruff Shampoo, 2 in 1 Treatment liquid --
Selsun Blue Dandruff Shampoo, Balanced Treatment liquid --
Selsun Blue Dandruff Shampoo, Medicated Treatment liquid --
Selsun Blue Shampoo, Moisturizing Treatment liquid --
St. Ives Energizing Citrus Moisturizing Body Wash liquid --
St. Ives Mineral Therapy Moisturizing Body Wash liquid --
St. Ives Moisturizing Body Wash, Energizing Citrus liquid --
St. Ives Moisturizing Body Wash, Oatmeal & Shea Butter liquid --
St. Ives Renewing Collagen Elastin Moisturizing Body Wash liquid --
St. Ives Swiss Spa Clarif. Shampoo-Citrus & Ginseng for Normal/Oily Hair liquid --
St. Ives Swiss Spa Extra Body Volumizing Shampoo with Chamomile & Sunflower liquid --
St. Ives Swiss Spa Revitaliz. Shampoo, Vanilla & Edelweiss-Damaged Hair liquid --
St. Ives Swiss Spa Strength Shampoo-Pear/Vit. A Normal/Dry Hair liquid --
St. Ives Triple Butters Intensely Hydrating Body Wash, Creamy Coconut liquid --
St. Ives Triple Butters Intensely Hydrating Body Wash, Creamy Vanilla liquid --
Suave Daily Clarifying Shampoo for Normal to Oily Hair liquid --
Suave Herbal Care Shampoo with Aloe Vera, Honeysuckle & Vitamin E liquid --
Suave Herbal Care Shampoo with Chamomile, Sunflower & Wheat Protein liquid --
Suave Herbal Care Shampoo, Lavender, Passion Flower & Vitamin B5 liquid --
Suave Herbal Care Shampoo, Vanilla, Almond & Silk Protein liquid --
Suave Liquid Hand Soap, Antibacterial, with Extra Aloe liquid --
Suave Liquid Hand Soap, Antibacterial, with Light Moisturizers liquid --
Suave Moisturizing 2 in 1 Body Wash, Aloe Vera & Water Lily liquid --
Suave Moisturizing 2 in 1 Body Wash, Moisture Rich liquid --
Suave Moisturizing 2 in 1 Body Wash, Passion Flower & Rosemary liquid --
Suave Moisturizing Shampoo for Dry or Damaged Hair liquid --
Suave Natural Care Shampoo, Tropical Coconut liquid --
Suave Naturals Moisturizing Body Wash w/Aloe Vera & Vit. E, Sun-Ripe Raspbe liquid --
Suave Naturals Moisturizing Body Wash with Aloe Vera & Vitamin E, Freesia liquid --
Suave Naturals Shampoo, Daily Clarifying liquid --
Suave Naturals Shampoo, Mango Mandarin liquid --
Suave Naturals Shampoo, Ocean Breeze liquid --
Suave Naturals Shampoo, Refreshing Waterfall Mist liquid --
Suave Naturals Shampoo, Sun-Ripened Strawberry liquid --
Suave Naturals Shampoo, Tropical Coconut liquid --
Suave Professionals Shampoo, Awapuhi liquid --
Suave Professionals Shampoo, BioBasics liquid --
Suave Professionals Shampoo, Humectant liquid --
Suave Salon Formula Shampoo liquid --
Suave Shampoo for All Hair Types, Apple liquid --
Suave Shampoo for All Hair Types, Balsam & Protein liquid --
Suave Shampoo for All Hair Types, Strawberry liquid --
Suave Shampoo for Dry or Damaged Hair, Tropical Coconut liquid --
Suave Thickening 2 In 1 Shampoo liquid --
Thicker Fuller Hair Moisturizing Shampoo-discontinued liquid --
Valley View Deodorizing Hand Soap, 1016504-10/17/2017
liquid --
Village Naturals Bubble Bath, Peach Medley liquid --
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Arrid Extra Dry Antiperspirant and Deodorant Cream-10/16/1006-Old Product cream --
Aussie Mega Spray Gel-Old Product pump spray --
Aussie Natural Gel-Old Product gel --
Aussie Real Volume Shampoo-Old Product liquid --
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Clairol Complements Lightening Gel-discontinued gel >1%
Clairol Lady Clairol Maximizing Powder-discontinued powder >1%
Condition 3 in 1 Maximum Hold Gel-Old Product gel --
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Dial Clean and Fresh, Antibacterial Body Wash with Moisturizers, Spring Water-Old Product liquid --
Dove Hair Therapy Color Care Daily Treatment Conditioner-Old Product liquid --
9678_21010075 Image Dove Moisturizing Shampoo & Conditioner, 2 in 1.jpg
Dove Moisturizing Shampoo and Conditioner, 2 in 1-Old Product liquid --
9679_21010076 Image Dove Moisturizing Shampoo for Dry or Damaged Hair.jpg
Dove Moisturizing Shampoo for Dry or Damaged Hair-Old Product liquid --
Head & Shoulders Intensive Treatment Dandruff Shampoo-Old Product liquid --
Head & Shoulders Intensive Treatment Dandruff Shampoo-03/01/2006-Old Product liquid --
8297_16003836 Image Head & Shoulders Intensive Solutions Dandruff Shampoo.jpg
Head and Shoulders Intensive Treatment Dandruff Shampoo-05/01/2008-Old Product liquid --
Herbal Essence Ultra Rich Moisturizing Body Wash-Old Product lotion --
Irish Spring Deodorant Moisture Blast Bath Bar with Hydrobeads-Old Product solid --

K-Y Warming Jelly Personal Lubricant-10/24/2014-Old Product

gel --
Pantene Pro-V Fine Hair Solutions Shampoo, Flat to Volume-Old Product liquid --
Ponds Clear Solutions Deep Pore Scrub-discontinued cream --
Softsoap 2 in 1 Antibacterial Hand Soap Plus Moisturizing Lotion-Old Product liquid --
Softsoap Bar Soap Juicy Pomegranate & Mango Infusions-Old Product solid --
Stearns Valley View Antibacterial Hand Soap-Old Product liquid --