Kappa Carrageenan 200

    DESCRIPTION

    Kappa Carrageenan 200 is a food grade kappa Carrageenan from the red seaweed Euchema Cottonii. It is stable in neutral or alkali medium and insoluble in organic solvents

    AppearanceLight tan, free flowing powder

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Particle size95% passing through 106 microns
    Water
    (Gel Strength)
    40-150g
    1.5% w/w at 20
    Potassium (K)
    (Gel Strength)
    200-450g
    (1.0% + 0.2% KCI at 20
    pH
    (1.5% /w at 60)
    8 to 10
    CadmiumMax 1 ppm
    ArsenicMax 3 ppm
    Loss on drying12% maximum (at 105
    LeadMax 5 ppm
    Viscosity
    (Water)
    20-90 mPa.s
    1.5% w/w at 75
    MercuryMax 1 ppm

    MICROBIOLOGICAL

    Total plate countMax 5000 cfu/g
    YeastsMax 300 cfu/g
    MouldsMax 300 cfu/g
    SalmonellaNegative in 10g
    Escherichia ColiNegative in 5g


    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 Mon 27 September 2010 (146)

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