Sodium iota-carrageenan
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Sodium iota-carrageenan

Synonyms

iota-Carrageenan, sodium salt;

iota-Carrageenan sodium;

Category

Polymer Surfactant

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Chemical Numbering System

CASRN: 60616-95-7

EINECS: N/A

Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight

Molecular Formula: N/A

Molecular Weight: N/A

Structure

Properties

Appearance    (1), powder.

Solubility    soluble in hot water. Soluble in water.

Stability    stable. Under strong acid condition, easily hydrolyzed.

Risk    Solid form: flammable material; irritation, irritation to skin, eye, respiratory system. Harmful products of combustion are CO, CO2 and so on. Contact with strong oxidants, can cause to burn.

GHS (Rev.7) label:  

Ecology    may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.

Biodegradability    biodegradable.

Characteristics    excellent film-forming, emulsifying, dispersing, lubricating, sustained-release abilities. Can not form gel.

Synthesis

 

Quality Standards & Test Methods

1, Physical and chemical indexes

Item

Physical and chemical indexes

Solid

Actives, %, ≥

85.0

Test Methods

(1), Actives

 

2, Hazardous substances indexes

Item

Hazardous substances indexes

Solid

Heavy metals (as Pb), mg/Kg, ≤

20

As, mg/Kg, ≤

3

Test Methods

(1), Heavy metals (as Pb)

Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)

GB/T 30799 The test method of food detergents - Determination of heavy metals

(2), As

Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)

GB/T 30797 The test method of food detergents - Determination of total arsenic

3, Further explanation

(a), On physical and chemical indexes: firstly, shall be indicated carbon atom distribution; secondly, shall be indicated average molecular weight.

(b), Used in cosmetics, should be test for harmful substances or furtherly test for microorganisms, according to local regulations and standards.

Major Uses

1, Typical applications

Use as film-forming agent.

Use as thickening agent.

Use as slow-release agent.

Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.

2, Personal care products

Binding agent, film-forming agent, emulsion stabilizer, viscosity controlling agent, antistatic agent in personal care products.

Manufacturers