Iota Carrageenan

  • Thickener
  • Gel Forming
  • Viscosity Enhancer
INCI Carrageenan
  • Excellent thickening agent for gels
  • Produces soft elastic gels with good buoyancy
  • Gels make with Iota are thermally reversible
  • Suitable for freezing
Type Natural
Also Called
  • Chondrus Crispus
  • ι-Carrageenan
  • Carrageenan Iota
Form Off-white to beige fine powder
Scent Faint seaweed odour
Solubility Hot water soluble
Origin Atlantic coast of Europe and North America
Derived From Red Algae, Carrageen Moss or Irish Moss
  • Gelatin