E-number: 400

Name: Alginic Acid
Alternative Names :Norgine; polymannuronic acid; Sazio

Function: Thickener, Vegetable gum
Status: Halaal
Source: from seaweeds

Health Info!!

Health Code: Green
safe in foods at low levels, alginates inhibited absorption of essential nutrients in some animal tests

Uses: Ice cream, dessert mix, custard mix, flavoured milk, cordials, infant formula, yoghurt
Other Uses: Cosmetics and textiles