Carrageenan is a common food additive that is extracted from a red seaweed, Chondrus crispus, which is popularly known as Irish moss. Carrageenan, which has no nutritional value, has been used as a thickener and emulsifier to improve the texture of non food material.
When you need to improve the odors in your room, air freshener gels are one of the products available at supermarkets. They are made from kappa carrageenan. Carrageenan serves as primary gelling agent in the air freshener products. Carrageenan controls the release of fragrance oil. It can be used for the non transparent and transparent air freshener gel.
Use for: Air Freshner, Perfume, Car Perfume
There is increasing concern over the inclusion of carrageenan, a seaweed-derived natural product that acts as a binder, thickening agent, and as a stabilizer in many processed human foods and beverages and canned cat and dog foods. There should be no doubt to any pet food manufacturer – carrageenan comes with health risks for the pets consuming this ingredient with each meal.
Use for: Pet Food