A brand name for a Cellulose acetate solution described in a series of German patents from 1901 to 1920. At one time, Cellit was used to make acetate silk, and acetate Safety film and as a non-flammable replacement for Zapon-lack.
Synonyms and Related Terms
cellulose acetate; acetylcellulose
Physical and Chemical Properties
Soluble in acetone, acetic acid.
Resources and Citations
- E.J.LaBarre, Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Paper and Paper-making, Swets & Zeitlinger, Amsterdam, 1969