Carrageenan Kappa Semi-refined

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  • Min. Order:500KG
  • QC:Haccp,Kosher,Halal,Iso


It is widely used in food industry, is obtained from Treatment of the natural strains of seaweed

General Description                                                                             

CAS No. 11114-20-8

Treatment of the natural strains of seaweed Eucheuma cotton of the class Rhodophyceae (red seaweeds) remove impurities and fresh water washing and drying to obtain the product. Further purification may be achieved by washing and drying.

Main Applications

It is widely used in food industry, such as in jelly, ice cream, cookie, canned goods, meat products, etc.


In net weight 25kg bag.

Technical Data Sheet

Product Specification    
Product Name:  Carrageenan    Kappa Semi-refined, FSCHEM 1000
Molecular Formula:    
CAS Number: 9000/7/1
Items  Standards
Appearance Yellowish to yellow powder
Paticle Size Min 95% Pass 120 Mesh
Total Sulfate (%) 15- 40
Loss on drying (%) 12 Max
Viscosity (1.5%, 75°C, mPa.s ) 5 Min
Gel Strength (1.5% w/w, 0.2% KCl, 25°C, g/cm2) 500 Min
pH (1% solution) 8- 10
Lead 5 mg/kg Max
Arsenic 3 mg/kg Max
Mercury 1 mg/kg Max
Cadmium 1 mg/kg Max
Total Heavy Metals (as Pb) 10 mg/kg Max
Total Plate Count 5000 cfu/g Max
Yeasts & Moulds 300 cfu/g Max
Salmonella spp. Negative in 5 g
E. coli Negative in 10 g
Conclusion:  The product conforms to the standard of E407a.
Packaging:  25 KG/BAG

Kept in dry, cool, and shaded place with original packaging,

 avoid moisture, store at room temperature.

Shelf life:  24 months
Kosher status:  
Halal status: This product is Halal certified. A Halal certificate is available on request.