Agent Name

Sodium pectinate

CAS Number

9005-59-8

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Pectin, sodium salt; Pectin sodium; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Plant Oils and Extracts

Sources/Uses

Used in perfumes and pharmaceuticals and as a stabilizer and thickener in frozen desserts, confections, dressings, jellies, preserves, and jams; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Non-toxic ingestion"; [HSDB] Generally recognized as safe (GRAS) as a food additive; [ToxPlanet: FDA]

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