Agent Name

Ammonium alginate

CAS Number

9005-34-9

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Alginic acid, ammonium salt; Ammonium polymannurate; Analgine; Callatex; Collatex ARM Extra; Digamon; Protomon; Superloid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Ammonium Compounds

Description

Colorless or slightly yellow solid; [Hawley] White to beige solid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in soft drinks (suspending agent), dairy (stabilizer), processed foods (modify texture), rubber latex (creaming agent), and boiler feed-water (protective colloid); [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Non-toxic ingestion"; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

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