|Appearance||White to off-white powder|
|Viscosity (1%, mPa.s)||As per need|
|Particle size||95% pass 80 mesh|
|Degree of esterification (%)||≥ 80|
|Loss on drying (105℃, 4h, %)||≤15|
|pH (1%)||3.0- 4.5|
|Total propylene glycol (%)||15- 45|
|Free propylene glycol (%)||≤15|
|Ash insolubles (%)||≤1|
|Arsenic (As)||≤3 mg/kg|
|Lead (Pb)||≤5 mg/kg|
|Mercury (Hg)||≤1 mg/kg|
|Heavy metals (as Pb)||≤20 mg/kg|
|Total plate count (cfu/g)||≤ 5000|
|Yeast & mould (cfu/g)||≤ 500|
|Salmonella spp./ 10g||Negative|
|E. Coli/ 5g||Negative|
At Foodchem International Corporation, we apply strict quality control process to all our products. All Propylene Glycol Alginate we provide has been strictly tested under HACCP and ISO standards and proved to be safe for using as food additive.
Storage: Propylene Glycol Alginate should be kept in dry, cool, and shaded place with original packaging, avoid moisture, store at room temperature.
Handling Precaution: Handling of Propylene Glycol Alginate 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.
Propylene Glycol Alginate is a ester widely used as thickener in food and beverage. As a strong thickening agent, Propylene Glycol Alginate can be used in a wide variety of industries including: food production, beverage, and various other industries.