Dry lacquers are not explosive so additional plasticizers are not required.
Low nitrogen grades commonly known as A, L or SS grades have nitrogen contents of 10.7 -11.4% and are soluble in ethanol in addition to esters, ketones and glycol ethers.
Cotton is a recognised renewable and sustainable crop.
The wood pulp used to produce nitrocellulose is made from wood supplied by certified forests that plant more trees than they fell each year.
Other common uses are nail varnishes, glues, paints, leather and paper coatings.
Ethanol damped nitrocellulose can also be used to produce low odour formulations.