Alginic acid, magnesium salt
Appearance: white to pale yellow solid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, low irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent slow-release, thickening, dispersing, emulsifying, water retaining, water absorbing abilities. good biocompatibility. Polyelectrolyte.
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Widely use as slow-release agent, thickening agent, emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.
Conditioning agent, thickening agent, film-forming agent, water retaining agent in personal care products.
Sizing agent in textile, silk, paper.
Clarifying agent in brewing industry.
Use as adhesives. eg: powder molding.
Flocculants in water treatment, oil field.
Use as food additive.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.
Use as radiation protection agent.
Use as colloidal stabilizer.