Carboxymethylcellulose calcium

Carboxymethylcellulose calcium is a calcium salt of a cellulose derivative that is primarily used in pharmaceutical and dietary supplement products as binder/diluent or disintegrant in tablets. It is considered to be safe, non-toxic and non-irritating 1.

This ingredient can be found in the following products in United States:


  1. Handbook of Pharmaceutical Excipients. Chicago, Il: Pharmaceutical Press, 2009.