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SODIUM ALGINATE SOD5418 - DFI-427410

Published: 28/09/2018

Description

DefinitionSodium salt of alginic acid
E numberE401
Shelf life(& storage)12 Months under dark, cool and dry conditions
ApplicationsThickener, stabiliser, gelling agent
AppearanceNearly odourless, white to yellowish fibrous or granular powder
Country of originChina

Specification

Packaging25Kg
IdentificationPasses test
Loss on drying Max:15%
Matter Insoluble in Water Max:2%
Ash18 to 27
pH(1% in solution)6 to 8
Viscosity(1% solution, 20°C, spindle 4, 60rpm) Min:400mPas
Particle size(through 120 mesh) Min:95%
Formaldehyde Max:50mg/kg
Lead Max:5mg/kg
Arsenic Max:3mg/kg
Mercury Max:1mg/kg
Cadmium Max:1mg/kg
Assay(on DM)18-21 carbon dioxide ( corresponding to 90.8-106.0 sodium alginate)

Microbiological

Total Viable Count Max:5000cfu/g
Total yeasts and moulds Max:500cfu/g
Escherichia ColiAbsent in 5g
SalmonellaAbsent in 10g

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