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Applications of Sodium alginate

  • Author:Ray Dean
  • Source:www.oceanchinachem
  • Release on :2016-05-23

Sodium alginate, a natural polysaccharide having the desired pharmaceutical formulation auxiliary of stability, solubility, viscosity, and safety. In 1881, British chemist E.C.Stanford first brown seaweed extract alginate scientific research. He found that the extract alginic acid has several very interesting features, it has a concentrated solution to form a gel and film-forming ability. Based on this, he made an application several industrial production. However, alginate until 50 years before large-scale industrial production. Commercial production began in 1927, it is now the world's annual production of about 30,000 tons, of which 30% for the food industry, and the rest for other industries, the pharmaceutical industry and dentistry.

Applications of Sodium alginate

Use 1: as textile sizing agents and printing paste, and as a thickener, stabilizer, emulsifier widely used in food industry

Usage 2: as emulsion stabilizers and thickeners, our requirements can be used for various types of food, according to production needs appropriate to use.

Usage 3: stabilizers; thickeners; emulsifiers; dispersing agent; gelling agent; coating agents; suspending agents.

Uses 4: used to increase blood volume and maintain blood pressure, exclude burns produced histamine toxoid and trauma blood loss, circulatory system stability before and after surgery, a large number of hemorrhagic shock, burns, shock, fever and acute diarrhea and other systemic dehydration.

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