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Potassium Alginate

Cas No.: 9005-36-1 HS Code.: 391310 E No.: E400 Product Alias: Alginic acid

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Potassium alginate is a chemical compound that is the potassium salt of alginic acid. Potassium alginate is mainly used in medicine and health caring food additives because of the function on blood fat, blood sugar and cholesterol lowering. You can find premium suppliers that supply potassium alginate on OKFoodAdd, the biggest online marketplace for food additive industry. The listed suppliers and prices are validated by native professional sourcing team members from China. You can send inquiries with confidence and get prompt responses.

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Guaranteed Analysis:


white or cream-color and free flowing powder

Particle size

120 - 200 mesh

Viscosity(1% aqueous solution at, 35°C, 1 hour, Brookfield Model DV-1 viscometer, spindle No.4,6,12rpm)

36000 mPas min

Glucomannan content

80% min

Loss on drying

10% max

PH of 1% solution in water



1.0 mg/kg max


3.0 mg/kg max


0.5 g/kg max


6% max

Total plate count

5000 cfu/g max

Yeasts and moulds

100 cfu/g max








15MT in 20’FCL without pallets


Store under cool and dry condition.


Applications & Uses

Beverage Additives, Dairy & Milk Additives

Storage & Handling Precautions


Potassium alginate should be kept at room temperature in dry, cool, and shaded place with original packaging. Moisture should be avoided.

Handling Precaution:

Handling of Potassium alginate should only be performed by those who are well trained and familiar with chemicals. Avoid skin and eye contact and breathing in dust. Avoid handling which leads to dust formation.


Quality Control

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QAre you manufacturer of Potassium Alginate?

No, OKFoodAdd does not manufacture Potassium Alginate. We have firm relationships with manufacturers and suppliers of Potassium Alginate in China and our QC team will be glad to help you audit or inspect the manufacturers.

QDo you have Potassium Alginate in stock?

After we receive your inquiry, your personal purchase agent will contact the manufacturers soon and make sure Potassium Alginate is available to ship.

QWhat is the lead time for Potassium Alginate?

If your required quantity is within the inventory limit, your order will be able to be shipped in one week; if the quantity is large, your purchase agent will negotiate prices and estimated delivery time with the manufacturer on your behalf.

QWhat is the MOQ of Potassium Alginate?

According to different food ingredients and different manufacturers, the MOQ varies. Please consult online customer service or your personal purchase agent for more details.

QWhat is the price of Potassium Alginate?

The prices you see in the product detail page are valid prices. Since the price of Potassium Alginate fluctuates often, we recommend you confirm the prices with your personal purchase agent before placing orders.

QDo you provide free samples of Potassium Alginate?

Yes, we provide free samples of Potassium Alginate. Please send inquiry to us or consult your personal purchase agent for more details.

QWhat kind of payment methods do you accept?

We accept payment methods including T/T, O/A, D/P, D/A, Credit, etc. Please consult your personal purchase agent for more details.

QHow long do you need to reply to my inquiry on Potassium Alginate?

Normally, it takes 24 hours at most (except holidays).

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