Sodium Alginate SOD5152

    DESCRIPTION

    Sodium Alginate FD175 is a nearly odourless, white to yellowish, fibrous or granular powder, manufactured from brown algae

    UsageFunctions as thickener, stabiliser, emulsifier
    E numberE401 - Sodium salt of alginic acid

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Particle sizeMin 95.0 (through 100 microns)
    Water
    (insoluble matter in DM)
    Max 2 %
    Ash
    (at 800)
    18.0 to 27.0%
    pH
    (1% solution)
    5.5 to 7.5
    Cadmium
    (Cd)
    Max 1 mg/kg
    Arsenic
    (as As)
    Max 3 mg/kg
    Loss on dryingMax 15 %
    Lead
    (Pb)
    Max 5 mg/kg
    Viscosity
    (Brookfield LVT, Spindle no.2 or 3, 60 rpm, 1% Sol.20)
    350 to 550mPa.s
    Aldehydes
    (Formaldehyde)
    Max 50 mg/kg
    Mercury
    (Hg)
    Max 1 mg/kg
    StorageCool dry conditions
    PackagingHeavy duty poly lined bags of 25kg
    Shelf life1 Year

    MICROBIOLOGICAL

    Total plate countMax 5000 g
    YeastsMax 500 g
    MouldsMax 500 g
    SalmonellaAbsent in 10g
    Escherichia ColiAbsent 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 4 October 2010 (180)

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