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Guar Gum 5000/200

Description

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.


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Uses
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

Appearance
White to off white powder
Moisture
11% (Max)
Protein
7% (Max)
Viscosity (cps)
5000 cps Minimum
Ash
1% (Max)
pH
5 to 7
200 mesh (75 Microns)
95% passing

Microbiological Analysis

E. Coli
Absent
Salmonella
Absent
Total plate count
Less than 5000
Mould and yeast
Less than 300

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Packaging
In 25 kilos boxes with inner polythene liner.
Storage
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.