E401 - Sodium alginate

Functions: Carrier, Emulsifier, Humectant, Sequestrant, Stabiliser, Thickener

Risk of overexposure

EFSA evaluation: Re‐evaluation of alginic acid and its sodium, potassium, ammonium and calcium salts -E 400–E 404- as food additives (2017/11/10)

Names: Alginate de sodium, Alginates de sodium, Sel de sodium de l'acide alginique, algine, algiline, polymannuronate sodique, Sel sodique de l'acide alginique, sel d'acide alginique monosodique

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