Alginic Acid Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Alginic Acid Properties

Alginic Acid

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Alginic Acid is an anionic polysaccharide distributed widely in the cell walls of brown algae.It is used as an additive in dehydrated products, waterproofing,fireproofing fabrics,paper,textiles,thickening drinks, ice cream and cosmetics.

Chemical Properties

Acidity 1.5-3.5
Appearance White to Yellow, Fibrous Powder
CAS Number 9005-32-7
Density 1.601 g/cm3
EINECS Number 232-680-1
Melting Point 300 ºC
Molecular Formula (C6H8O6)n
Synonyms Algin;Alginate;;Duckacid X2787;Kimica Acid