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21054

Sigma-Aldrich

Alginic acid calcium salt from brown algae

Synonym(s):
Calcium alginate
CAS Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.25

Quality Level

biological source

algae (brown)

form

powder

ign. residue

~33% (as SO4)

loss

~10% loss on drying

storage temp.

room temp

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Application

Alginate, a colloidal polyuronic acid structural molecule capable of gelation, is used in the preparation of colloidal biodegradable structures such as gels, biofilms, beads, nanoparticles, and microcapsules suitable for applications that range from gel based separation technologies to drug delivery and cell preservation.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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