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car·ra·gee·nan

, carrageenin (kar'ă-gē'nan, -nin),
A polysaccharide vegetable gum obtained from Irish moss; a galactosan sulfate resembling agar in molecular structure.
Synonym(s): carrageen (2) , carragheen
[Carragheen, Irish village]
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carrageenan

, carrageenin (kar?a-gen'an) [ carrageen]
The colloid extract from carrageen, used as a demulcent and thickening agent in medicines and foods.
Synonym: Irish moss See: carrageen; Chondrus
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[14] ASTM Standard E407, "Standard Practice for Microetching Metals and Alloys".
No added colours, and if you get rid of the carrageenan (E407) then it could be an absolute winner.
They contain the most fantastic collection of chemicals you're ever likely to come across until you're embalmed - E471, E442, E476, E410 (a particular favourite), E407 and E160a.
CARRAGEENAN (E407) has been linked to stomach ulcers in animals.