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Guar Gum 3500/200


The material consists of a free flowing, buff coloured powder obtained from the endosperm of the seeds of the Guar plant, Cyamopsis tetragonolobus. It disperses readily 20ÂșC in cold water to give 100% solubility.


Guar is the most versatile of the Hydrocolloids family. It hydrates quickly in cold water and gives an excellent thickening solution.

It is used in food such as Bakery, Beverages, Confectionery, Dairy, Meats, Petfood, Sauces, Syrups, Toppings and Fillings.

Industrial uses: Printing, Textile, Paper, Tobacco and Oil (Fracking) industries.

Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical: Lotions, creams, tablets, etc

Typical Analysis

White to off white powder
12% (Max)
7% (Max)
Viscosity (cps)
3500 - 4000 cps
1% (Max)
6 to 7
200 mesh (75 Microns)
96 - 97% min

Microbiological Analysis

E. Coli
Absent in 25 gr
Total plate count
2500 cfu/g max
Mould and yeast
200 cfu/g max

More Info

In 25 kilos boxes with inner polythene liner
Goods must be stored in a dry, odour free environment
Shelf Life: 2 years from date of manufacturing if kept in optimum storage conditions and original packaging.
Other Health Hazards
It is advisable to wear face masks or to handle the powder in an airy room. Spillages of powder may occur during transportation and usage. These would become slippery when wet. Any spillages of this sort should be brushed up initially with any residue being hosed down well.