Cellulose dispersed in ethanol is called collodion.
Collodion can be defined as a 4% solution of nitrocellulose prepared in a mixture of alcohol and ether. It is a yellowish, viscous, highly flammable solution of pyroxylin in ether and alcohol.
- Collodion used in the manufacture of photographic film, in engraving and lithography.
- The wet collodion process was the first successful photographic negative process.