Alginates, sodium, calcium and ammonium; Alginic acid, calcium salt; CA 33; Calginate; Combinace; Kaltostat; [ChemIDplus]
Metals, Inorganic Compounds
White or cream-colored solid; Insoluble in water; [Hawley] Faintly grey powder; [MSDSonline]
Used as a stabilizing agent in foods and to make hosiery yarn, swabs for medical applications, first aid dressings, radiation-protective agents, and hemostatics; [HSDB] Used in pharmaceuticals and synthetic fibers; [Hawley]
Generally treated as a "non-toxic ingestion"; Classified as generally recognized as safe (GRAS) in food; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "Calcium."
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: