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hydroxypropyl cellulose (redirected from E463)
hydroxypropyl cellulose [hi-drok″se-pro´pil sel´u-lōs]
a water-soluble derivative of cellulose, used as an pharmaceutic aid and also applied topically to the conjunctiva to protect and lubricate the cornea in the treatment of dry eye.
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(23.) Extensions of Remarks from Congressional Record E463
. Available at: http://www.congressonrecord.com/page/E463.
They concern the following food additives: carbonic anhydride (E290), rosemary extract (E392), soybean hemicellulose (E426), cassia gum (E427), hydroxypropyl cellulose (E463
), hydrogen (E949), polyvinyl alcohol (E1203) andapolyethylene glycol (E1521).