Toothpaste Thickeners keep the solid phase properly suspended in the liquid phase to prevent separation of the liquid phase out of the toothpaste. Toothpaste thickeners prevent bacteria from breaking down the pyrophosphates that control tartar buildup and also allow
toothpaste to stay on the toothbrush, and squeeze out of the tube.
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Hydroxyethyl Cellulose 3,400 cps is a thickening agent and may be used as an ingredient in dental products such as toothpaste.

Sodium Polyphosphate, Glassy, FCC is a buffer and emulsifier ingredient commonly found in dental products such as toothpaste.

Sorbitol Solution, 70 Percent, USP has a range of properties including as a thickening agent and humectant, making it a useful ingredient in dental products such as toothpaste.

Xanthum Gum NF is a thickening agent and a stabilizer which keeps the solid phase ingredients properly suspended in the liquid phase to prevent separation of the liquid phase out of the toothpaste.  Xanthan gum has the ability to produce a large increase in the viscosity of a liquid by adding a very small quantity of gum.

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