Zea mays starch
Zea mays (CORN) starch
Appearance: white powder.
Solubility: suspended in water. partially dissolved in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 6600mg/Kg.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent slow-release, thickening, adhesive, water retaining, film-forming abilities. nutrients.
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physical and chemical indexes
*: Average molecular weight should be marked.
Widely use as slow-release agent, carriers. eg: pharmaceuticals, flavors, dyes.
Use as adhesives, thickening agent.
Skin protective agent, anticaking agent, thickening agent, water absorbing agent, abrasive in personal care products.