Carrageenan, E407, CAS no.11114-20-8, is a hydrophilic colloid extracted from certain red algae seaweed, it can be divided into K-type (Kappa), I-type (Iota) and L-type (lambda). Carrageenan is often used in food industry as the thickening, gelatinizing, suspending, emulsifying and stabilizing agents. Uses: in Jelly Production:jelly made by carrageenan is full of elasticity and has no off-water property. Uses in Soft Sweets:The transparent fruit sweets made by carrageenan have rich fruit flavors and moderate sweetness. tasty, non-stick to teeth. make the products taste well, full of elasticity, have a small viscosity and improve the stability. Uses in Ice Cream:enables ice cream to have a fine, smooth texture and a good taste. As a professional Carrageenan powder supplier, we distribute Carrageenan powder feed grade, food grade and pharma grade.
Carrageenan powder Specification
|Appearance||Cream white powder|
|Particle Size||95% pass 120 mesh|
|Total sulfate (%)||15~ 40|
|Loss on drying (%)||≤12|
|Water viscosity(1.5%, 75°C, mPa.s)||20~ 200|
|Water gel(1.5%, 0.2%KCl, g/cm2)||≥1200|
|Arsenic (As)||≤ 3 mg/kg|
|Lead (Pb)||≤ 5 mg/kg|
|Cadium (Cd)||≤ 1 mg/kg|
|Mercury (Hg)||≤ 1 mg/kg|
|Total plate count||≤ 5000 cfu/g|
|Yeast and moulds||≤ 300 cfu/g|
|Salmonella spp./ 10g||Negative|
|Escherichia coli/ 5g||Negative|
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Carrageenan gluten free
Carrageenan is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide stronger texture and better mouthfeel to salad dressing, jelly and Candy.
Carrageenan is a polysaccharide isolated from seaweed, generally recognized as halal.
Carrageenan is a polysaccharide isolated from seaweed, general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve.
Although Carrageenan generally regarded as a very safe and effective supplement, there can be some minor side effects. The side effects may:
- irritable bowel syndrome
- glucose intolerance
- colon cancer
- food allergies
Carrageenan can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Carrageenan is used as gelling, thickening, and stabilizing. Carrageenan is a hydrocolloid extracted from some red seaweeds belonging to the Gigartina, Hypnea, Eucheuma, Chondrus and Iridaea species. Carrageenan application in dairy and meat products, toothpaste, salad dressing, jelly powder, pudding powder, soft candy and ham sausage powder, etc.