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Altra Charge 240 (06893)

Altra Charge 240 (06893) is a specially engineered cationic starch, created from a combination of waxy maize and dent corn. This product is intended for use as a wet-end additive in the papermaking process, enhancing the strength of the end product. Altra Charge 240 (06893) is characterized by its white color and lack of odor, primarily serving the paper and pulp industry.

Brand: Altra Charge (5 products)

Functions: Wet Strength Additive

Chemical Family: Starches

End Uses: Paper & Pulp

Features: High Strength

Enhanced TDS

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Family
Chemical Name
Country of Origin
Industrial Additives Functions
CAS No.
56780-58-6
EC No.
611-425-1
Technologies
Product Families
Product Label

 

Package labeling US
Industrial starch modified

Features & Benefits

Labeling Claims
Industrial Additives Features
Functionality

Altra Charge® 240 starch is an engineered, cationic starch developed for use as a wet-end additive in paper and packaging grades. Altra Charge® 240 has been shown to improve internal strength compared to traditional wet-end starches while significantly enhancing drainage and retention. As such, Altra Charge® technology offers the papermaker a unique option when considering wet-end starches. Altra Charge® 240 is considered to have a medium-high charge level.

Applications & Uses

Markets
Applications
Industrial Additives End Use
Application
  • Altra Charge® 240 can be added to the thick or thin stock of the paper machine at solids levels of 0.5% to 2.5% for internal strength development and for improved retention and drainage. The optimized point of addition and paste dilution levels can be determined with the assistance of your Cargill Technical Service personnel.
  • Preparation - Altra Charge® 240 starch solutions are obtained by dispersion of the powder in water and cooking by steam: Jet injection of steam: continuous cooking at 240° F to 290° F, at final paste solids up to 2.5%. Open vessel with stirrer: Not recommended. Your Cargill Technical Service personnel can help determine the ideal cooking conditions for maximum performance of Altra Charge® 240.

Properties

Physical Form
Odor
Odorless

Regulatory & Compliance

Certifications & Compliance
GMO Statement

This Cargill ingredient is derived from corn that has been potentially genetically modified.

Legal Requirements
  • United States of America - Regulated to FDA 21 CFR § 178.3520 Industrial starch-modified and may be used in compliance with FDA 21 CFR § 178.3520 Industrial starch-modified. There is no use limitation in this regulation.
  • May also be used in compliance with food contact regulations where this regulation is included by incorporation. These include :
  • 176.170 Components of paper and paperboard in contact with aqueous and fatty foods.
  • 176.180 Components of paper and paperboard in contact with dry food.
  • People’s Republic of China - Hygeinic Standards for Uses of Additives in Food Containers and Packaging Materials (GB9685-2008) - This product is listed for use in paper subject to a maximum use limit of 1%.
  • BfR XXXVI, Paper and Board for Food Contact - This product is listed as paper and board for food contact.
  • Kosher certified

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Standard Packaging
  • 50 lbs. Paper Bags
  • 2000 lbs. Supersacks
  • Bulk Truck
  • Bulk railca

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
60 Months
Recommended Storage Conditions
  • Store in a clean, dry area at ambient temp. and humidity
  • The specified shelf life can only be guaranteed for this product if the above mentioned recommended storage conditions are respected. For products delivered in bulk, there should be a clean storage (and circulation) system, protected from any potential contamination.