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Carrageenan powder E407

Product Description

CAS No. : 11114-20-8
Chemical Formula : C3H5NaO3
H.S.code : 130239
E No. : E407

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.

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  • Specification
  • Carrageenan powder Specification

    Item Standard
    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
    Transparence (%) ≥75
    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
    Pathogenic bacteria Negative
  • Market and Price
  • As a professional Carrageenan powder supplier, we’re engaged in export and distribute Carrageenan for years.

    Price trend of Carrageenan

    Raw Materials price: Prices of plant raw material red edible seaweeds are stable.
    Market demand and supply : demand and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Quercetin manufacturers didn’t change much.
    Market Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Quercetin will be stable in the coming months.

  • Benefit
  • MSDS, Halal, Kosher, Gluten free
  • 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.

    Halal Certified Carrageenan

    Carrageenan is a polysaccharide isolated from seaweed, generally recognized as halal.

    Kosher Certified Carrageenan

    Carrageenan is a polysaccharide isolated from seaweed, general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve.

    Carrageenan MSDS

  • Side Effect
  • Side Effect of Carrageenan

    Although Carrageenan generally regarded as a very safe and effective supplement, there can be some minor side effects. The side effects may:

    • inflammation
    • bloating
    • irritable bowel syndrome
    • glucose intolerance
    • colon cancer
    • food allergies
  • Application and Uses
  • Application and Uses of Carrageenan

    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.

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