Alginic acid, calcium salt
Appearance: off-white to pale yellow solid.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water. Soluble in sodium citrate solution.
Risk: irritation, low irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat intraperitoneal LD50: 1407mg/Kg; rat intravenous LD50: 64mg/Kg.
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.
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Use as sustained-release agent, thickening agent, emulsifying agent, dispersing agent widely.
Conditioning agent, thickening agent, masking agent, antiperspirants auxiliary components in personal care products.
Sizing agent in textile, silk, paper.
Adhesives in powder molding.
Used in pharmaceutical industry.
Use as food additive.
Use as calcium alginate fiber.
Use as radiation protection agent.
Use as colloidal stabilizer.