|Appearance||white or yellowish granular or powder|
|Viscosity (1% solution)||300 - 500 mpa.s|
|Assay(on dry basis)||98.0% min|
|Loss on drying(105oC, 2hr)||15% max|
|PH||6.0 - 7.5|
|Heavy metals(as Pb)||0.004% max|
|Ash||18 - 24%|
|Particle size||40 mesh: 100% pass|
|Total plate count||2000/g max|
|Yeasts and moulds||100/g max|
At Foodchem International Corporation, we apply strict quality control process to all our products. All Sodium Alginate we provide has been strictly tested under HACCP and ISO standards and proved to be safe for using as food additive.
Storage: Sodium Alginate should be Kept in dry, cool, and shaded place with original packaging, avoid moisture, store at room temperature.
Handling Precaution: Handling of Sodium 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.
Sodium Alginate is a calcium salt of Alginic acid widely used as thickener in food and beverage industries. As a thickener, Sodium Alginate can be used in a wide variety of industries including: food production, beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, agriculture/animal feed, and various other industries.