Sodium alginate

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Sodium alginate

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Sodium alginate

Specification

Introduce:

Calcium alginate is a water-insoluble, gelatinous, cream coloured substance that can be created through the addition of aqueous calcium chloride to aqueous sodium alginate. Adding artificial flavours and colours creates a more tasty edible slime.
Application :

In food industry
1 Stabilizer
Replacing starch and carrageenan, sodium alginate can be used in beverage, dairy products, iced products.
2 Thickener and emulsion
As food additive, sodium alginate mainly used in sala flavoring, pudding jam, tomato ketchup and the canned products.
3 Hydration
Sodium alginate can make noodle, vermicelli and rice noodle more cohesiveness.
4 Gelling property
With this character, sodium alginate can be make into kinds of gel product. It also can be used as a
cover for fruit, meat and seaweed products away from air and keep them stored longer.
Calcium alginate Power/Sodium alginate Specifications

ITEM STANDARD
appearance white to yellowish brown filamentous, grainy, powder
assay(C6H7Ca1/2O6)n 89.6%- 104.5%
CALCIUM 8.0- 11.5%
mesh 90% pass 60 mesh
LOSS ON DRYING(105°C, 4h) ≤15%
PH (1% Solution) 6.0 – 9.5
sulphate ASH 28- 36%
LEAD (PB) ≤5 PPM
ARSENIC (AS) ≤3 PPM
TOTAL HEAVY METAL ≤20 PPM
TOTAL plate COUNT < 5000CFU/G
YEAST AND MOULD < 500CFU/G
SALMONELLA ABSENT
E. COLI ABSENT IN 25

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