Uses: Methyl Cellulose is found in sauces, soups, breads, biscuits and cakes, frozen desserts, ice cream, margarine, crisps, spreads, jams, chocolate, quick-setting deserts and milk shakes. Thickener, emulsifier in baked food, diabetic food, soft and fizzy drinks, jelly, jam and many ofE410.
Methyl Cellulose and its derivatives E460-466 are used as glazing agents, disintegrants and slow release agents.
Can cause flatulence, distension, intestinal obstruction, itching, skin rash and swallowing difficulty.
Description: Methyl Cellulose is prepared from cellulose, the main polysaccharide and constituent of wood and all plant structures.
Commercially prepared from wood and chemically methylated, which is a byproduct of petroleum refining. Petroleum products have an adverse affect on human bodies.