Agent Name

Propylene glycol alginate

CAS Number

9005-37-2

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Propylene glycol alginate ester; 1,2-Propanediol alginate; 1,2-Propylene glycol alginate; Alginic acid propylene glycol ester; Alginic acid, ester with 1,2-propanediol; Hydroxypropyl alginate; Kelcoloid; Kelcoloid HVF; Manucol ester E/Rep; Propylene alginate; Propyleneglycol alginate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Emulsifiers/Surfactants

Description

White solid; [Hawley] Yellowish to white powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in foods (thickener, emulsifier, and stabilizer), pharmaceutical emulsions, and photographic films; [HSDB]

Comments

No adverse effects in 5 volunteers who ingested 175 mg/kg/day for 7 days and then 200 mg/kg/day for16 more days; No adverse effects in high-dose feeding studies of rats; Oral LD50 (rat) = 7600 mg/kg; [HSDB]

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