IOTA Carrageenan

    DESCRIPTION

    A highly purified standardised Iota carrageenan, which can be dissolved in hot milk or water to produce soft elastic gels on cooling.

    E numberE407
    Ingredients DeclarationE407 Carrageenan, Dextrose

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Particle sizeMin 95.00 % through 250 micron sieve
    Ash
    (Total)
    Max 35.00 %
    pH
    (1.0% in deionised water)
    7.0 to 9.5
    Loss on dryingMax 12 %
    Gel Strength80 to 140g
    StorageStore in original unopened packaging in a cool dry place.
    Shelf lifeMinimum of 24 months when storage conditions observed

    MICROBIOLOGICAL

    Total Viable CountMax 5000 g
    YeastsMax 100 g
    MouldsMax 100 g
    Staphylococcus aureusNegative in 1g
    SalmonellaNegative in 25g
    Escherichia ColiNegative in 10g


    Direct Food Ingredients will ensure that any material supplied this specification will confirm to the above physical and chemical properties. However, we have no control over the use of the material and can accept no responsibility for problems caused by the customer's failure to ensure the material supplied is suitable for the intended use.

    This specification has been last modified on Wed 9 February 2011 (428)

    Product also known as : E407

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