E-number: 406

Name: Agar Agar
Alternative Names :Agar; Japanese isinglass; gelose; vegetable gelatine.

Function: Thickener, Emulsifier
Status: Halaal
Source: seaweed

Health Info!!

Health Code: Green
safe in food use at low levels, mildly toxic by ingestion, allergic reactions

Uses: Ice cream, baked goods, desserts, manufactured meats, jellies
Other Uses: Cosmetics, bulk laxative