Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
About CALCIUM CARRAGEENAN: Calcium Carrageenan is a calcium salt of Carrageenan (q.v.).
Function(s): Emulsion Stabilizer; Film Former; Viscosity Increasing Agent - Aqueous; EMULSION STABILISING; FILM FORMING; VISCOSITY CONTROLLING
Synoym(s): ALGIN GUM; CALCIUM CARRAGEENATE; CALCIUM CARRAGEENIN; CALCIUM SALT CARRAGEENAN; CARRAGEENAN, CALCIUM SALT; ALGIN GUM; CALCIUM CARAGEENIN; CALCIUM CARRAGHEENATE; CARRAGEEN, CALCIUM SALT; VISCARIN 402
|3 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->||NLM PubMed|
Multiple, additive exposure sources
|Designated as safe for general or specific, limited use in food||FDA Everything Added to Food|
|FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration). 2008. EAFUS [Everything Added to Food]: A Food Additive Database. FDA Office of Food Safety and Applied Nutrition.|
|NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov. |
Products Containing the Ingredient
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