CMC Gum

What is CMC Gum?

Carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) gum, also known as cellulose gum, acts as a thickener and stabilizer in various formulations.

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CMC Gum Distributor & Supplier Information

For questions regarding CMC gum pricing, please fill out the price request form linked below. For complete technical ingredient specifications and other inquiries, please contact one of our sales representatives.

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For information on CMC gum use in the food and beverage industry, please visit the link below.

CMC Gum – American International Foods, Inc.

CMC Gum Applications (Uses & Benefits)

Cleaning Products
CMC gum is added to detergents and cleaning solutions to enhance their thickening properties and to prevent the settling of particles.
Pharmaceuticals
CMC gum can be used as a tablet binder to hold active ingredients together. It is also used as a viscosity modifier in eye drops and solutions.
Personal Care Products
CMC gum is used in shampoos, conditions, skin creams, lotions, and toothpaste, acting as a thickener, stabilizer, and binding agent.
Cosmetics
CMC gum is used in mascaras, eyeliners, lipsticks and lip balms to improve texture and act as a viscosity adjuster.
Nutritional Supplements
In nutritional supplements like protein powders, CMC gum is used to improve mouthfeel and texture.

About American International Ingredients - A CMC Gum Supplier

American International Ingredients, Inc. is a leading CMC gum supplier with an additional full service portfolio of over 400 personal care and cosmetic ingredients. We offer one of the most extensive lines of thickeners distributed to manufacturers and processors in the cosmetic, makeup, personal care, nutritional supplement, pharmaceutical, and household & commercial cleaning sectors. With a strategic nationwide warehouse network and our reliable just-in-time deliveries, we can supply your business with high quality thickeners at competitive prices.