Sodium Carrageenan
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Sodium Carrageenan
Alias
Carrageenan, sodium salt
Category
Polymer surfactants-Sugar
CAS No.
9061-82-9
Structural Formula
 
Properties
Appearance: solid.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable. Under strong acids, hydrolysis.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: 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.
Biodegradability: Biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent film-forming, dispersing, emulsifying, thickening abilities. can not form gel.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives*, %,≥
85
 
*: Average molecular weight should be marked.
Major Uses
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.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/:9061-82-9
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