E-number: 401

Name: Sodium Alginate
Alternative Names :Alginic acid sodium salt; Algin; Sodium polymannuronate

Function: Thickener, Stabiliser
Status: Halaal
Source: from brown seaweeds.

Health Info!!

Health Code: Green
Alginates may have beneficial effects on health, they inhibited absorption of essential nutrients in animal tests

Uses: Frozen desserts, jams, fruit jelly preserves
Other Uses: Baby lotion, wave sets, shaving cream