E-number: 405

Name: Propylene glycol alginate
Alternative Names :Propylene glycol alginate ester; Propane-1,2-diol alginate

Function: Thickener, Stabiliser
Status: Halaal
Source: Sythetic from alginic acid.

Health Info!!

Health Code: Yellow
Can cause allergic reactions, reduced growth and loose stools in animal studies, alginates inhibited absorption of essential nutrients in some animal tests

Uses: Frozen custard, salad dressing, ice cream, fruit sherbet
Other Uses: Cosmetics