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Charge+ 120 (05914)

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Charge+ 120 (05914) is a cationic starch derived from dent corn and is designed for use as a wet-end additive in the papermaking process. It primarily functions as a binder and is employed in the paper and pulp industry. This starch offers notable features such as high strength and cost-effectiveness, making it a valuable component for enhancing the quality and performance of paper and pulp products.

Functions: Binder

End Uses: Paper & Pulp

Features: Cost Effective, High Strength

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Name
Industrial Additives Functions
EC No.
Product Label
Package labeling US
Industrial starch modified

Features & Benefits

Industrial Additives Features

Charge +® 120 starch is a dent cationic corn starch developed for use as a wet-end additive in paper and packaging grades. Charge +® 120 has been shown to cost-effectively improve finished sheet strength properties. Charge +® 120 is considered to have a high charge level.

Applications & Uses

Industrial Additives End Use
  • Charge +® 120 can be added to the thick or thin stock of the paper machine at solids levels of 0.5% to 4.0% for internal strength development. The optimized point of addition and paste dilution levels can be determined with the assistance of your Cargill Technical Service personnel.
  • Preparation - Charge +® 120 should be prepared by jet cooking at temperatures between 240° F and 305° F. It can also be batch cooked by heating to 200°F with good agitation for a minimum of 20 minutes. A suggested final paste solids range off the cooker is 2% to 6%. Your Cargill Technical Service personnel can help determine the ideal cooking conditions for maximum performance of Charge +® 120.


Physical Form

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 railcar

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.