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sodium alginate food application

sodium alginate food application
Product Detailed
1.sodium alginate 2.food grade, textile printing grade, industrial grade, medical grade 3.white, beige, brown color

Sodium alginate

As a flavorless gum, it is used by the foods industry to increase viscosity and as an emulsifier. It is also used in indigestion tablets and the preparation of dental impressions.

A major application for sodium alginate is in reactive dye printing, as thickener for reactive dyestuffs (such as the Procion cotton-reactive dyes) in textile screen-printing and carpet jet-printing. Alginates do not react with these dyes and wash out easily, unlike starch-based thickeners.

Sodium alginate is a good chelator for pulling radioactive toxins from the body, such as iodine-131 and strontium-90, that have taken the place of their non-radioactive counterparts. It is also used in immobilizing enzymes by inclusion.

As a food additive, sodium alginate is used especially in the production of gel-like foods. For example, bakers' "Chellies" are often gelled alginate "jam." Also, the pimento stuffing in prepared cocktail olives is usually injected as a slurry at the same time that the stone is ejected; the slurry is subsequently set by immersing the olive in a solution of a calcium salt, which causes rapid gelation by electrostatic cross-linking.A similar process can be used to make "chunks" of everything from cat food through "reformed" ham or fish to "fruit" pieces for pies. It has the E-number 401.

Nowadays, it is also used in the biological experiments for the immobilization of cells to obtain important products like alcohols, organic acids, etc.

Sodium alginate specifications

Item

E401

Appearance

Powder

Color

White

Taste

Neutral

Particle size

As customer request

Viscosity (mpa. s) (1% solution)

As customer request

Moisture (%)

≤15.0

PH value

6.0-8.0

Ash (%)

18.0-27.0

Water insoluble (%)

≤2.0

As (%)

≤0.0003

Lead (%)

≤0.0005

Content (%)

90.8-106.0

Hg (%)

≤0.0001

Cd (%)

≤0.0001

Total bacteria count (cfu/g)

≤5000

Yeast (cfu/g)

≤500

E.coli

Absent in 5g

Salmonella

Absent in 10g

sodium alginate food application



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