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Carrageenan is a kind of nature polysaccharides hydrocolloid which is present in the structures of certain varieties of red seaweed. These carbohydrates have the ability to form, at very low concentrations, thick solutions or gels in aqueous media.
|Appearance||White to slight yellow powder|
|Particle Size||90% Crossed 80 mesh|
|Total Ash(750 centi-digree,4h)||≤40|
|Viscosity(1.5%,75 centi-digree,#1sp 30rpm)||≥5mPa.s|
|PH (1.5%w/w,60 centi-digree)||7-10|
|Water Gel Strength (1.5%w/w,20centi-digree,10h)||K101: 1350g/cm2|
|Acid Insoluble Ash||≤1%|
|Total Plate Count (cfu/g)||≤5000cfu/g|
|Yeast & Moulds(cfu/g)||≤300cfu/g|
|E. coli||negative by test|
|Salmonella||negative by test|
Carrageenan mainly has three classes:
1. Kappa carrageenan(kappa refined carrageenan, kappa semi-refined carrageenan). This forms is strong and rigid gels in the presence of potassium ions; it reacts with dairy proteins. It is sourced mainly from Eucheuma cottonii.
2. Iota carrageenan(Iota refined carrageenan, Iota semi-refined carrageenan). This forms is soft gels in the presence of calcium ions. It is produced mainly from Eucheuma spinosum.
3. Lambda carrageenan. This forms does not gel, and is used to thicken dairy products. The most common source is Gigartina from South America.
1.In food industry, carrageenan can be used as gelling agent, thickener, stabilizer, suspending agent and clarifier, and can be used in products such as soft candy, jelly, sausage, canned meat, ice cream, beverage, condiment, milk, bionic food, jam, canned thick soup, beer, bread, pet food and so on;
2.In pharmaceutical industry, it can be used as medicine suspending agent and dispersant, and can be used to produce capsule products etc.
3.In daily chemical industry, it can be used in toothpaste, detergent, cosmetics and air freshener;
4.In biochemistry, carrageenan can be used as carrier of microorganism and immobilized cells;
1.What kinds of certificates can you offer?
We can offer HAPPC, KOSHER, HALAL Certificates, ect.
2. Are you a manufacturer or a trading company?
In 2016, We set up a branch company in Shanghai and create our new brand JUSTCHEM, dedicating to offer better sales service for food additives as well as to expand overseas markets.
3. How long shall we wait for your reply?
We can guarantee to reply your inquiries in less than 24 hours in working days.
4. What kinds of transportation types can you provide?
Our main transportation methods include air transportation, railway transportation and sea transportation.
5. How long will I receive my good?
Usually we will arrange the shipment in 7 -15 days.
6. What documents you provide?
Usually, we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of loading, COA , Health certificat and Origin certificate. If your markets have any special requirements, let us know.
7. What is loading port?
Usually is Shanghai , Qingdao , Tianjin,Dalian and ect.
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