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ammonium alginate
alginic acid, ammonium salt

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CAS Number: 9005-34-9
Other:9036-51-5
FDA UNII:Q9QKJ39Q3X
MDL:MFCD00197758
Formula:unspecified
Category:stabilizers, thickeners, gelling agents, emulsifiers
 
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 FDA/DG SANTE Petitions, Reviews, Notices:
184.1133 Ammonium alginate View-review
EU SANCO Alginic acid - alginates View-review
EU SANCO Ammonium alginate View-review
JECFA Food Additive: Ammonium Alginate
GSFA Codex: Ammonium alginate (403)
DG SANTE Food Additives:ammonium alginate
FEMA Number:2015 ammonium alginate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm: ALGINATE, AMMONIUM
FDA Regulation:
FDA PART 173 -- SECONDARY DIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES PERMITTED IN FOOD FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION
Subpart D--Specific Usage Additives
Sec. 173.310 Boiler water additives.


FDA PART 178 -- INDIRECT FOOD ADDITIVES: ADJUVANTS, PRODUCTION AIDS, AND SANITIZERS
Subpart D--Certain Adjuvants and Production Aids
Sec. 178.3900 Sodium pentachlorophenate.


FDA PART 184 -- DIRECT FOOD SUBSTANCES AFFIRMED AS GENERALLY RECOGNIZED AS SAFE
Subpart B--Listing of Specific Substances Affirmed as GRAS
Sec. 184.1133 Ammonium alginate.
 
Physical Properties:
Appearance:white to yellow brown powder (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Heavey Metals:Pb < 0.002%
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Soluble in:
 water
Insoluble in:
 alcohol > 30%
 chloroform
 ether
 acids > pH 3
Similar Items:note
alginic acid
alginic acid calcium salt
alginic acid calcium sodium salt
alginic acid ester with 1,2-propane diol
alginic acid potassium salt
alginic acid sodium salt
 
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Strength:none
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. odorless
Taste Description: tasteless
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
 
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: binding agents
emulsion stabilisers
film formers
viscosity controlling agents
 
Suppliers:
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Ammonium Alginate
IRO Alginate Industry
Ammonium Alginate
Odor: characteristic
Use: Ammonium Alginate is used to produce the package material for food industry. Additionally, Ammonium Alginate is also widely used as stabilizer, thickener, emulsifier and gelling agent in food industry.
Penta International
AMMONIUM ALGINATE FCC, Kosher
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
Alginic Acid, Ammonium Salt
 
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
Xi - Irritant
R 36/37/38 - Irritating to eyes, respiratory system, and skin.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 22 - Do not breath dust.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
S 26 - In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
S 36 - Wear suitable protective clothing.
 
Hazards identification
 
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
 
Pictogram
 
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD50 > 5000 mg/kg

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
 
Safety in Use Information:
Category: stabilizers, thickeners, gelling agents, emulsifiers
Recommendation for ammonium alginate usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
 
Use levels for FEMA GRAS flavoring substances on which the FEMA Expert Panel based its judgments that the substances are generally recognized as safe (GRAS).
The Expert Panel also publishes separate extensive reviews of scientific information on all FEMA GRAS flavoring substances and can be found at FEMA Flavor Ingredient Library
publication number: 3
 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 70.00000200.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): -340.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: -5200.00000
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: -1000.00000
fruit ices: -1000.00000
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: -1000.00000
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
 
Safety References:
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):

Re-evaluation of alginic acid and its sodium, potassium, ammonium and calcium salts (E 400E 404) as food additives
View page or View pdf

NLM Hazardous Substances Data Bank:Search
Toxicology Citations:Search
Env. Mutagen Info. Center:Search
NLM Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity:Search
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):9005-34-9
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
Chemidplus:0009005349
 
References:
Canada Domestic Sub. List:9005-34-9
Pubchem (sid):135314377
 
Other Information:
FDA Everything Added to Food in the United States (EAFUS):View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):Search
FooDB:FDB020319
FDA Listing of Food Additive Status:View
Haz-Map:View
FAO:Ammonium alginate
 
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
 
Potential Uses:
None Found
 
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 
Synonyms:
 alginate, ammonium
 alginic acid ammonium salt
 alginic acid, ammonium salt
 ammonium polymannurate
 analgine
 callatex
 digamon
 protomon
 superloid
 
 
Notes:
Stabiliser, emulsifier, thickener, formulation aid
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