Cosmetics Grade carboxymethyl cellulose

Our factory specializes in producing Cosmetics Grade Carboxymethyl Cellulose (CMC), a high-quality and versatile ingredient essential for the cosmetics industry. With state-of-the-art technology and a commitment to sustainability, we ensure the highest purity and consistency in our products. Our CMC is ideal for various cosmetic applications, offering superior thickening, texturizing, and stabilizing properties. We prioritize safety and environmental responsibility, adhering to stringent quality standards. Our dedicated team of experts works tirelessly to innovate and provide customized solutions to meet our clients’ unique needs, making us a trusted partner in the cosmetics sector.

Cosmetics Grade carboxymethyl cellulose
Cosmetics Grade carboxymethyl cellulose

Located at the forefront of the chemical industry, our factory excels in the production of Cosmetics Grade Carboxymethyl Cellulose (CMC), a vital ingredient in the cosmetic sector. With a robust manufacturing infrastructure, we boast substantial production capacity, enabling us to meet large-scale and diverse demands efficiently. Our advanced processing techniques ensure the highest quality and consistency in our CMC products, tailored for various cosmetic applications. 

We pride ourselves on our responsive supply chain and logistics network, guaranteeing timely and reliable delivery worldwide. Our facility operates under stringent quality control protocols, ensuring every batch meets the highest industry standards. 

Dedicated to innovation and customer satisfaction, we are a premier choice for clients seeking a dependable and scalable source of high-quality Cosmetics Grade CMC.


Cosmetics Grade Carboxymethyl Cellulose (CMC), a staple in the beauty industry, is renowned for its exceptional quality and versatility. This plant-derived polymer excels as a thickening agent, lending desirable consistency and texture to a wide range of cosmetic products. Its unique properties ensure smooth application and stability, enhancing product performance and user experience. CMC is highly valued for its natural origin, aligning with the growing preference for eco-friendly and sustainable ingredients in cosmetics. It’s hypoallergenic and safe for all skin types, making it ideal for use in skincare, haircare, and makeup products. Its ability to retain moisture adds to its appeal in hydrating formulations. 

Our Cosmetics Grade CMC stands out for its purity, consistency, and efficacy, meeting the rigorous standards of the cosmetic industry while offering manufacturers the flexibility to innovate in product design and functionality.

Thickening and Texturizing Agent

Cosmetics Grade CMC is highly valued for its ability to thicken and texturize cosmetic products. Its robust thickening properties enable the creation of creams and lotions with the desired consistency, ensuring a luxurious, smooth application. This makes it an essential ingredient for formulating a wide range of beauty products, from face creams to body lotions.

Stabilizing Properties

This grade of CMC acts as a stabilizer, maintaining the integrity of cosmetics under various conditions. It helps prevent the separation of ingredients, ensuring a uniform and stable product. This is particularly important for maintaining quality and efficacy in products like emulsions, where ingredient separation can compromise performance.

Moisture Retention

Cosmetics Grade CMC is known for its excellent moisture retention capabilities. By holding water within the product, it helps to keep the skin hydrated and supple. This property is especially beneficial in skincare products, contributing to their moisturizing and hydrating effects, making them ideal for dry and sensitive skin types.

Natural and Safe

Derived from natural sources, Cosmetics Grade CMC is a safe and hypoallergenic ingredient. Its natural origin makes it a preferred choice in the trend towards eco-friendly and green cosmetics. It's gentle on the skin, reducing the risk of irritation, and is suitable for use in products catering to sensitive skin.

Enhances Product Performance

CMC's unique properties significantly enhance the performance of cosmetic products. It ensures a smooth and even application, providing a pleasing tactile experience. This enhancement in product performance contributes to a more satisfying user experience, elevating the perceived quality of the cosmetic product.

Versatility in Formulations

The versatility of Cosmetics Grade CMC allows it to be used in a variety of cosmetic formulations, including creams, lotions, serums, and makeup. Its compatibility with other ingredients and ability to function in different pH environments make it a flexible and valuable ingredient for cosmetic chemists and product developers.


Cosmetics Grade Carboxymethyl Cellulose (CMC) stands out with its precise specifications tailored for the cosmetic industry. This specialized CMC boasts a high purity level, with a minimum of 99.5% pure content, ensuring top-notch quality for cosmetic formulations. It features a viscosity range of 2000-3000 mPa.s (measured at 2% solution, 25°C), providing the ideal consistency for a variety of cosmetic products. The degree of substitution (DS) is carefully controlled between 0.7 to 0.9, which is crucial for maintaining its effectiveness as a thickening agent. Its pH level is optimized for skin compatibility, typically ranging from 6.5 to 8.0, making it suitable for a wide range of cosmetic products. Additionally, CMC’s moisture content is maintained below 10%, ensuring stability and longevity in formulations. These specifications highlight the product’s reliability and suitability for high-quality cosmetic applications.

Purity≥ 99.5%
Viscosity (2% solution, 25°C)2000-3000 mPa.s
Degree of Substitution (DS)0.7 – 0.9
pH Level6.5 – 8.0
Moisture Content≤ 10%
SolubilityFully Soluble in Water
Particle Size90% < 100 μm
Shelf Life2 years
Heavy Metals Content≤ 20 ppm
Microbial LimitsComplies with Cosmetic Standards

Cosmetics GRADE carboxymethyl cellulose applications

Cosmetics Grade Carboxymethyl Cellulose (CMC) is a versatile ingredient used in over 50% of cosmetic products for its exceptional properties. As a thickening agent, it’s crucial in formulations where viscosity needs to be precisely controlled, commonly found in 30-40% of skincare products. In hair care, about 25% of shampoos and conditioners utilize CMC for its conditioning and detangling effects. It’s also a staple in makeup, contributing to the texture and stability of around 20% of foundations and mascaras. In toothpaste, making up approximately 15% of the market, CMC enhances texture and consistency. Its moisture retention properties are vital in 35% of moisturizers and lotions, ensuring skin hydration. Moreover, CMC serves as a film-forming agent in approximately 10% of sunscreens, improving application and wear. These diverse applications underscore CMC’s critical role in enhancing the quality and performance of cosmetic products.

Cosmetics Grade carboxymethyl cellulose faq

Explore our FAQ on Cosmetics Grade Carboxymethyl Cellulose for insights on its benefits, applications, safety standards, and compatibility with other cosmetic ingredients. Get expert answers on CMC’s role in enhancing product texture, stability, and skin-friendliness in the cosmetic industry.

Cosmetics Grade CMC is a specialized form of cellulose used as a thickener, stabilizer, and moisturizer in various cosmetic products.

Our CMC is specifically tailored for cosmetic applications, ensuring high purity, optimal viscosity, and skin-friendly properties, distinct from industrial or food grades.

Yes, our CMC is derived from natural sources, making it suitable for use in organic cosmetic formulations.

Absolutely, our CMC is hypoallergenic and has been tested for safety, making it ideal for products intended for sensitive skin.

In skincare, CMC acts as a moisturizer, improves texture, and helps stabilize emulsions, enhancing the overall quality and feel of the product.

Yes, CMC is an excellent ingredient in color cosmetics for its ability to stabilize and evenly distribute pigments.

CMC can significantly enhance the viscosity, providing a desirable consistency and feel to creams, lotions, and gels.

Yes, our product is biodegradable and sourced from renewable materials, aligning with eco-friendly cosmetic manufacturing practices.

Absolutely, we offer comprehensive technical support and formulation guidance to help our clients effectively incorporate CMC into their products.


Cosmetics Grade Carboxymethyl Cellulose (CMC) is priced competitively, reflecting its high quality and specialized application in the cosmetics industry. The cost per kilogram varies based on factors like purity, viscosity grade, and order volume. For bulk purchases, we offer scaled pricing to accommodate large-scale manufacturing needs. Prices are also influenced by market trends and raw material availability. We provide transparent pricing and detailed quotes, ensuring clients receive the best value for their specific requirements. Our commitment is to offer premium-grade CMC at a cost-effective rate, balancing quality with affordability for cosmetic producers of all sizes.

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