|Product name: ||Sodium Alginate|
|Molecular Formula: ||(C6H7O6Na)n|
|CAS No.: ||9005-38-3|
Sodium Alginate occurs as a white to yellow-brown, fibrous or granular powder. It is the sodium salt of alginic acid. It dissolves in water to form a viscous, colloidal solution. It is insoluble in alcohol and in hydroalcoholic solutions in which the alcohol content is greater than about 30% by weight. It is insoluble in chloroform, in ether, and in acids having a pH lower than about 3.
Stabilizer; thickener; emulsifier; gelling agent.
|Appearance||White or pale yellowish-brown powder|
|Appearance of solution|
The solution is not more opalescent than reference suspension II and not more intensely coloured than intensity 6 of the range of reference solutions of the most appropriate colour.
|Loss on drying||≤15.0%|
|Microbial contamination: |
TAMC: ≤ 1000CFU/g
|TYMC: ≤ 100CFU/g|
|Escherichia coli: absent|
25kg/ bag or as per requirement.
Store in a cool dry place.