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Sodium alginate

Product NameSodium alginate

CAS9005-38-3

MFC5H7O4COONa

MW0

EINECS618-415-6

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Chemical Properties

Melting point 99 °C
Density  1.0 g/cm3(Temp: 25 °C)
FEMA  2014 | ALGIN (LAMINARIA SPP. AND OTHER KELPS)
storage temp.  2-8°C
solubility  Slowly soluble in water forming a viscous, colloidal solution, practically insoluble in ethanol (96 per cent).
form  powder
color  White to Off-white
PH 6.0-8.0 (10mg/mL in H2O)
Water Solubility  Soluble in water. Insoluble in alcohol, chloroform and ether.
Sensitive  Hygroscopic
Merck  14,241
Stability Stable. Incompatible with strong acids, strong bases, strong oxidizing agents.
CAS DataBase Reference 9005-38-3(CAS DataBase Reference)
EPA Substance Registry System Sodium alginate (9005-38-3)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  Xi
Risk Statements  36/37/38
Safety Statements  24/25-36-26
WGK Germany  1
RTECS  AZ5820000
3
TSCA  Yes
HS Code  39131000
Hazardous Substances Data 9005-38-3(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LD50 oral in rat: > 5gm/kg

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