|Appearance||Cream white powder|
|Particle Size||95% pass 120 mesh|
|Total sulfate (%)||15~ 40|
|Loss on drying (%)||≤12|
|Water viscosity(1.5%, 75°C, mPa.s)||20~ 200|
|Water gel(1.5%, 0.2%KCl, g/cm2)||≥1200|
|Arsenic (As)||≤ 3 mg/kg|
|Lead (Pb)||≤ 5 mg/kg|
|Cadium (Cd)||≤ 1 mg/kg|
|Mercury (Hg)||≤ 1 mg/kg|
|Total plate count||≤ 5000 cfu/g|
|Yeast and moulds||≤ 300 cfu/g|
|Salmonella spp./ 10g||Negative|
|Escherichia coli/ 5g||Negative|
At Foodchem International Corporation, we apply strict quality control process to all our products. All Carrageenan we provide has been strictly tested under Kosher, Halal, HACCP and ISO standards and proved to be safe for using as food additive.
Storage: Carrageenan should be Kept in dry, cool, and shaded place with original packaging, avoid moisture, store at room temperature.
Handling Precaution: Handling of Carrageenan should only be performed by personnel trained and familiar with handling of organic chemicals. Avoid skin and eye contact and breathing in dust. Avoid handling which leads to dust formation.
Carrageenan is a polysaccharide widely used as gelling in food and beverage industries. As a gelling, Carrageenan can be used in a wide variety of industries including: food production, beverage, pharmaceutical, agriculture/animal feed, and various other industries.