Calcium Alginate

food thickener E404, CAS no.9005-35-0, HS code130239

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Product Description



Calcium Alginate, E404, CAS no. 9005-35-0, natural carbohydrate, food thickener manufacturing process extracted from kelp. It is applicable in food, electrode and Pharmaceutical industries. Calcium Alginate is often used in food industry, used for entrapment of enzymes and forming artificial seeds in plant tissue culture, used in health food industry as a Calcium additive. Function uses:Stabilizer, thickener, gelling agent, emulsifier. As a professional Calcium Alginate supplier, we distribute Calcium Alginate powder food grade with different viscosity and mesh size.

CAS No. 9005-35-0
Chemical Formula [(C6H7O6)2Ca]n
H.S.code 130239
Function uses Stabilizer, thickener, gelling agent, emulsifier
E number E404

Calcium Alginate food grade Specification

appearance white to yellowish brown filamentous, grainy, powder
assay(C6H7Ca1/2O6)n 89.6%- 104.5%
CALCIUM 8.0- 11.5%
mesh 90% pass 60 mesh
LOSS ON DRYING(105℃, 4h) ≤15%
PH (1% Solution) 6.0 – 9.5
sulphate ASH 28- 36%
TOTAL plate COUNT < 5000CFU/G

As a professional Calcium Alginate supplier, we distribute Calcium Alginate food grade with different viscosity. can provide HAPPC, KOSHER, HALAL Certificates for Calcium alginate . If you want to buy Calcium alginate or learn more this product, you can send us inquiry. We always have this product in stock, we can guarantee delivery in 2 week after the order confirmation. but if your order is too big, it would be take more times. MOQ is 500kg.

Price trend of Calcium Alginate

Upstream: Prices of upstream brown algae are stable and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Calcium Alginate manufacturers didn’t change much.
Downstream: Downstream demand is pretty stable.
Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Calcium Alginate will be stable in the coming months.

Food Grade: Calcium Alginate is widely used as thickener and texture stabilizer in food and beverage industries. food grade Calcium Alginate is available different viscosity.

Calcium Alginate gluten free

Yes. Calcium Alginate is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide stronger texture to salad dressing and fast food.

Halal Certified Calcium Alginate

Calcium Alginate is the calcium salt of Alginic acid manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as white to yellowish brown filamentous, grainy, powder. As a synthesized chemical, Calcium Alginate is general recognized as halal. We will still audit another 2 key points to make sure that our Calcium Alginate is 100% halal: Are there any pig products used in manufacturing process of this ingredient? Does the ingredient contain Alcohol (impure) or other haraam ingredients?

Kosher Certified Calcium Alginate

Calcium Alginate is the calcium salt of Alginic acid. As a plant derived ingredients, Calcium Alginate is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve. Moreover, Calcium Alginate is also regulated as Kosher for Passover.

Calcium Alginate MSDS

  • 5.1. Storage: Store in a cool, dry, ventilated area away from sources of heat, moisture and incompatibilities.
  • 5.2. Handling precaution: Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Empty containers pose a fire risk, evaporate the residue under a fume hood. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not ingest. Do not breathe dust.

Side Effect of Calcium Alginate

No significant side effects reported.

Generally recognized as safe(GRAS) is a FDA designation that a specific substance or ingredient is generally considered safe by experts, and so is exempted from the usual Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) food additive tolerance requirements. Calcium Alginate is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.

Application and Uses of Calcium Alginate

Calcium alginate is a ester widely used as thickener in food and beverage. As a strong thickening agent, Calcium alginate can be used in a wide variety of industries including: food production, beverage, and various other industries.

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