Sodium Alginate SOD5283


    Sodium Alginate is a natural high molecular polysaccharide polymer which is originally derived from brown algae. It is a multi-functional natural food gum either in powder or granule form and can be widely used in food applications as thickening, stabilizing, suspending and gelling agent.

    AppearanceLight yellow powder
    ApplicationsThickener stabilizer, gelling agent


    48 to 65RU
    Identification90.8 to 106.0
    Particle size
    (through 120 mesh)
    Max 98 %
    Ash18.0 to 27.0%
    pH6.0 to 7.5
    CadmiumMax 0.5 mg/kg
    (as As)
    Max 3 mg/kg
    Loss on dryingMax 12 %
    (as Pb)
    Max 5 mg/kg
    (LVDVI -1+2#60rpm, 1% sol)
    200 to 400cps
    Matter Insoluble in WaterMax 2.0 %
    ZincMax 10 mg/kg
    MercuryMax 0.5 mg/kg
    CopperMax 10 mg/kg


    Total plate countMax 5000 cfu/g
    YeastsMax 300 cfu/g
    MouldsMax 300 cfu/g

    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 4 October 2010 (178)

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