In production, sodium alginate is extracted from brown algae and is the sodium salt of alginic acid. It is highly viscous and is often used as an emulsifier and a gelling agent. These properties give sodium alginate a variety of uses in many industries.
Sodium alginate is used as an impression-making material in dentistry, prosthetic, lifecasting and many other areas. It is used as a thickener as well and more.
|Other Names||Sodium Alginate|
|Shelf Life||2 Years|
|Particle size||according to request|
|Viscosity||according to request|
|Loss on drying||≤15%|
|Total plate count||<5000cfu/g|
|Yeasts and moulds||<500cfu/g|
|Escherichia coli||negative in 5g|
|Salmonella||negative in 10g|