Propylene Glycol Alginate Excipient | Uses, Suppliers, and Specifications
Propylene Glycol Alginate is the Propylene glycol ester of alginic acid, which is a biopolymer composed of β(1→4)-linked d-mannuronic acid and α(1→4)-linked l-guluronic acid. Alginic acid is extracted from brown seaweed as a free acid which is subsequently esterified with propylene glycol. It is supplied as an odourless and tasteless, white to yellowish-brown coloured powder.
Pharmacopoeial Compliance: USP-NF
Synonyms and Trade Names: Propylene Glycol Alginate; Alginic Acid, Propylene Glycol Ester; Propane-1,2–Diol Alginate; E405; Protanal; TIC Pretested; Kelcoloid; Kimiloid; Manucol Ester; Profoam; Pronova
Uses and Applications: Emulsifier, Stabilizer, and Thickener
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