Kappa Carrageenan 200


    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


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


    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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