Carrageenan, sodium salt
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable. Under strong acids, hydrolysis.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: mouse oral LD50: 8730mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: 5650mg/Kg;
rabbit oral LD50: 4670mg/Kg;
hamster oral LD50: 7530mg/Kg.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent film-forming, dispersing, emulsifying, thickening abilities. can not form gel.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
*: Average molecular weight should be marked.
Emulsion stabilizer, thickening agent, water retaining agent, film-forming agent in personal care products.
Use as thickening agent.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.
Use as slow-release agent.
Use as lubricant.