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3,6-Anhydro-D-galactan; Aubygel GS; Aubygum DM; Burtonite V-40-E; Carastay; Carastay C; Carrageen; Carrageenan gum; Carrageenan,degraded; Carrageenin; Carragheanin; Carragheen; Carragheen gum; Carragheenan; Carragheenin; Carraguard; Chondrus; Chondrus extract; Colloid 775; Coreine; Eucheuma spinosum gum; Flanogen ELA; Galozone; Gelcarin; Gelcarin HWG; Gelozone; Genugel; Genugel CJ; Genugol RLV; Genuvisco J; Gum Chrond; Gum carrageenan; Gum chon 2; Gum chond; Irish moss; Irish moss extract; Irish moss gelose; Killeen; Lygomme CDS; Marine Colloids; Norsk gelatan; Pearlpuss; Pellugel; Pellugel ID; Pencogel; Pig-Wrack; Satiagel GS350; Satiagum 3; Satiagum standard; Seakem carrageenin; Self rock moss; Soa Ace WX 138; Viscarin; Viscarin TP 389; [ChemIDplus]


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Colorless to beige solid; [HSDB] Dry powder with a slight marine odor; [MSDSonline]


Used as an emulsifying agent, gelling agent, and viscosity builder for food products, toothpastes, cosmetics, and pharmaceuticals; Extracted from red seaweed; [HSDB]


See "i-Carrageenan."

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