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Substance Name: Carrageenan sodium
RN: 9061-82-9
UNII: 7CY8BVL34N

Note

  • A water-soluble extractive mixture of sulfated polysaccharides from RED ALGAE. Chief sources are the Irish moss CHONDRUS CRISPUS (Carrageen), and Gigartina stellata. It is used as a stabilizer, for suspending COCOA in chocolate manufacture, and to clarify BEVERAGES.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 

Classification Code

  • TSCA Flag XU (Exempt from Reporting under Chemical Data Reporting Rule)
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Carrageenan sodium

Synonyms

  • Carrageenan, sodium salt
  • Carragheen, sodium salt
  • Sodium carrageenan
  • Sodium carrageenate
  • Sodium carragheenate
  • UNII-7CY8BVL34N
  • Viscarin sodium

Systematic Name

  • Carrageenan, sodium salt

Superlist Name

  • Sodium carrageenan

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9061-82-9

FDA UNII

  • 7CY8BVL34N

Other Registry Numbers

  • 12698-90-7
  • 8015-95-0
  • 8047-25-4

System Generated Number

  • 0009061829

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
hamster LD50 oral 7530mg/kg (7530mg/kg)   FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series. Vol. 53A, Pg. 386, 1974.
mouse LD50 oral 8730mg/kg (8730mg/kg)   FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series. Vol. 53A, Pg. 386, 1974.
rabbit LD50 oral 4670mg/kg (4670mg/kg)   FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series. Vol. 53A, Pg. 386, 1974.
rat LD50 oral 5650mg/kg (5650mg/kg)   FAO Nutrition Meetings Report Series. Vol. 53A, Pg. 386, 1974.