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Food Grade Sodium Alginate

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Properties: pale yellowish powder, odorless and tasteless, can dissolve in water, but insoluble in alcohol and other organic solvent. This product is a natural

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  • Properties: pale yellowish powder, odorless and tasteless, can dissolve in water, but insoluble in alcohol and other organic solvent. This product is a natural polysaccharide compound extracted from kelp. Its viscosity is in l% solution 10-20 cps(Brook field viscometer).. The chemical compound sodium alginate is the sodium salt of alginic acid. Its form as a gum, when extracted from the cell walls of brown algae, is used by the food industry to increase viscosity and as an emulsifier. It is also used in indigestion tablets and the preparation of dental impressions. Food Grade Sodium Alginate has no discernible flavor.

    Additional Description

    Uses

    Bakery jelly, Ice cream, Bulking agent, Dessert gels, Milk puddings, Syrups, toppings, purees, Frozen fruit, Dietetic foods, Dry mixes, Icings Thickening.

    Water holding properties: frozen foods, pastry fillings, bakery icings, dry mixes, fruit preparations
    Stabilizing purposes: dressings, toppings, sauces, gravies, soups, milk shakes
    Gel-forming properties: puddings, mousses, pie and pastry fillings, dessert gels, restructured foods.

    Composition

    ●Some typical applications of Alginate:
    ●Food Industry, as thickening, gelling and stabilizing agent.
    ●Pharmaceutical Industry, for disintegration, sustained release and antacid formation tablet.
    ●Welding Electrode Industry, as a binder & lubricant in extrusion process.

    Main Applications


    Grade Spec or Code Viscosity Grain Size   Applications
    Food Grade Sodium Alginate ZJ-LVF 20-100mPa.s Granular
    30/60/80/100/
    120/170/200
    mesh
    In food industry, as gelatinizing agent, thickener, deflocculant used in health food such as ice cream, beverage, form food, meat product, jam, etc. In pharmaceutical industry, used as bonding agent, biology bonding agent, sustained-release and controlled-release tablet, medical dressing, dental impression material, firming agent etc. In daily industry: used as peel mask; thickening stabilzing agent for cosmetic.In fodder industry:Used as fodder bonding agent, pet food bonding agent, etc.


    Products Standard

    Specifications GB1976-2008 E401 FCCV
    Grain size As per requirement As per requirement As per requirement
    Viscosity As per requirement As per requirement As per requirement
    Moisture ≤15.0% ≤15.0% ≤15.0%
    PH Value 6.0-8.0 6.0-8.0 6.0-8.0
    Ash 18.0-27.0% 18.0-27.0% 18.0-27.0%
    Water unsolvable ≤0.6% ≤2.0% /
    Transparency Qualified / /
    Heavy metals ≤0.004% / ≤0.0040%
    As ≤0.0002% ≤0.0003% ≤0.0003%
    Lead ≤0.0004% ≤0.0005% ≤0.0010%
    Characteristics Light yellow or milk white Light yellow or milk white Light yellow or milk white
    powder or granular powder or granular powder or granular
    Methanal - ≤0.0050% /
    Hg - ≤0.0001% /
    Cd Total bacteria count - ≤0.0001% /
    - ≤5000cfu/g /
    Yeast - ≤500cfu/g /
    Coliform count - Absent in 5g /
    Salmonella - Absent in 10g /


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