CHARECTERISTICS

  • It is colorless or light yellow colored powder

SOLUBILITY

  • Becomes thick when dissolved in water.
  • Not soluble in alcohol

EFFECTS

  • Highly flammable
  • Non toxic

SOURCE

  • It is obtained from brown sea weeds.

 GRADES

  • N-F-F-C-C, technical

USES

  • It is used in many food products as an emulsifying agent.
  • Also used in ice cream, boiler compound, medicines, textile printing, and, paper coating.
  • Used in water based paints and cement.
  • To thick the liquid products as thickening agent

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