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Sodium Alginate

A sodium salt of alginic acid extracted from selected varities of brown seaweeds, used widely in food industry for texturizing and stabilizing.
It forms a viscous colloidal solution with water, is insoluble in alcohol.

Synonym: Sodium polymannuronate

Chemical Formula: C6H7O6Na

Appearance: Colourless to slightly yellow granules

Application: -Used for gelling, thickening, stabilizing and emulsifying in food industry
-Used to improve brightness and strength in textile industry
-Used in cosmetic, paper, paint industry

Physical Properties: Nontoxic, combustible
MP 300 oC
SG 1.231

Packing: 25 kg/bag

Origin: China