Alginic acid, ammonium salt
Appearance: off-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 sustained-release, thickening, dispersing, emulsifying, binding, moisture, film-forming abilities. good biocompatibility. With calcium ions, form gel. Polyelectrolyte.
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Use as sustained-release agent, thickening agent, emulsifying agent, dispersing agent widely.
Conditioning agent, thickening agent, binding agent, film-forming agent in personal care products.
Sizing agent in textile, silk, paper.
Clarifying agent in brewing industry.
Adhesives in powder molding.
Flocculants in water treatment, oil field.
Use as food additive.
Use as radiation protection agent.
Use as colloidal stabilizer.