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Agar agar

Agar Agar is a natural macromolecule polysaccharide product extracted from seaweeds such as porphyra and Gracilaria etc. and refined by scientific methods. It is composed of Agarose and Agaropectin.
CAS NO. 9002-18-0

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Agar Agar is usually white or tiny yellow, free of smell or having light characteristic smell. It can't dissolve in cold water but can easily dissolve in boiling water and dissolve slowly in hot water. TECHNICAL INDEX:
Superfine Agar powder Agar powder Agar strip
Color From white to light yellow From white to light yellow From white to light yellow
Gel strength ≥1300g/cm2 ≥900g/cm2 ≥400g/cm2
Sieve residue -80 95% passed 95% passed 95% passed
Moisture ≤9% ≤11% ≤20%
Ash ≤2.0% ≤3.0% ≤5.0%
Hot water Insoluble ≤1% ≤1% ≤1%
Water Absorbent ≤75ml ≤75ml ≤75ml
Starch Not blue Not blue Not blue
Pb ≤20ppm ≤20ppm ≤20ppm
Arsenic ≤3ppm ≤3ppm ≤3ppm
Lead ≤5ppm ≤5ppm ≤5ppm
Gelatin Passes test Passes test Passes test
  APPLICATIONS: Agar Agar plays a special important role in industry. The concentration of Agar Agar can still form quite stable gel even the concentration fall to 1%.It is the necessary raw material of food industry, chemical industry and medical research. Agar Agar owns useful and specific characters: physical and chemical property are concretion, stability, can form complex together with other substances, can be used for thickener, coagulator, suspension agent, emulsifier, antistaling agent, and stabilizer.
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