Pemanfaatan Karaginan Setengah Jadi untuk Pembuatan Pasta Gigi

  • Sri Istini TAB dan PKT BPPT
  • Achmad Zatnika TAB dan PKT BPPT


Carrageenan, a substance of seaweeds made from carrageenophyte, consists of kappa, iota and lamda form. Semi-refined carrageenan can be used as stabilizer, emulsifier, and the thickening agent in industries such as pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. Tooth paste as a cosmetic product requires a thickening agent in the preparation. In this experiment, semi-refined carrageenan: iota (I) and kappa (K) were used in several concentrations; 0.2, 0.4, 0.6 and 0.8 % and in combination: A(I: K=90: 10), B(I:K=70:30), C(I:K=50:50), D(I:K=30:70), E(I:K=10:90). The determination was based upon organoleptic, physical and chemical analysis. The obtained results showed that 0.8% of combination D gave the best results with some results fulfilling the SNI requirements.


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How to Cite
ISTINI, Sri; ZATNIKA, Achmad. Pemanfaatan Karaginan Setengah Jadi untuk Pembuatan Pasta Gigi. JURNAL ILMU KEFARMASIAN INDONESIA, [S.l.], v. 2, n. 1, p. 37-42, apr. 2004. ISSN 2614-6495. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 25 apr. 2024.