Agar Powder E406 (Vegan,Kosher) in Foil Pouch


Food Grade E406
Suitable for Vegans
Kosher Certified

A dried hydrophilic, colloidal polygalactoside extracted from Gracilaria converfoides (L.) Greville

(Fam. Sphaerococcaceae). Classification: E406

  • Plant biology
  • Culinary
  • Dentistry
  • Electrochemistry (salt bridges)
  • Formicariums
  • Ingredient to form Modelling Clay
  • Bacteriological plates

Appearance: White to yellowish powder
Solubility: soluble in boiling water
Particle Size: min 95% through 80 mesh (177 Microns)
Gel Strenght (1.5%/15h): >900g/cm3
Congealing Point: 35-41 deg C
pH (1.5%): 6.0-8.0
Loss on Drying: <22.0%
Ash on DM: <1.5%
Insoluble Matter: <1.0%
Acid Insoluble ash on DM: <1.5%
Starch: not detectable
Gelatin and other proteins: not detectable
Water Absorption: min 5 times
Arsenic (As): <3mg/Kg
Lead (Pb): <5mg/Kg
mercury (Hg): <1mg/kg
Cadmium (Cd): <1mg/Kg


Total Plate Count: Mould & Yeasts: E-Coli: not detected
Salmonella: not detected

Hazard Phrases: Not considered harmful 

Cas No: 9002-18-0
Einecs No: 232-658-1

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