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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
12% (Max)
Protein
7% (Max)
A.I.M
7% (Max)
Starch
Negative
Viscosity (cps)
5000 cps Minimum
Ash
1% (Max)
pH
6 to 7
Particle Size
200 micron: 96-97% pass
200 mesh (75 Microns)
95% passing
Gum Content
80.0 to 85%min
Protein
7% max

Microbiological Analysis

Total Bacterial Count
2500 cfu/g max
E. Coli
<1 cfu/g
Salmonella
Absent in 25 gr
Odour
Free from off odours
Total plate count
Less than 5000
Mould and yeast
Less than 200 cfu/g
Coagulase
Negative
Bacilius Cereus/g
Negative
Organic Peroxides
NMT 0.7 meq
Pentachlorophenol
Not more than 0.01 mg/kg
Furfural mg/kg
NMT 1.0
Arsenic
NMT 3.0
Lead mg/kg
NMT 2.0
Mercury mg/kg
NMT 1.0
Cadmiun mg/kg
NMT 1.0

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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.
Country of origin: India
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.