Sodium Carboxymethyl Starch

SODIUM CARBOXYMETHYL STARCH (CMS / SCMS / SODIUM STARCH GLYCOLATE) is a starch ether derivative derived from starch. It is soluble in water at room temperature and forms a transparent to light milky & viscous solution. CMS is an important modified starch with unique properties due to the presence of negatively charged functional group (CH2COO-). The introduction of carboxymethyl groups interrupts the ordered structure of native starch and intervenes with the re-association of gelatinized starch. This modification yields starch with decreased gelatinization temperature, increased solubility and improved storage stability. CAS NUMBER: 9063-38-1. CMS is chemically processed carbohydrate typically derived from Native starch viz. Maize, Potato, Tapioca & Rice. CMS are widely used in Oil Well Drilling, Textile, Paper & Corrugated Board, Detergent, Welding Electrodes, Food, Pharmaceutical, Pesticides, Cosmetic, Toothpaste, Paint, Mining and Ceramic Industries.
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