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Xanthan Gum - 200mesh

Description

Xanthan Gum is a hydrocolloid obtained by corn fermentation and subsequently purified.


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Uses
Xanthan is also a very versatile product similar used to replace Guar in some applications.

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-like or light yellow free flowing powder
Viscosity (cps)
1% gum in 1% KCl (60rpm) 1200-1700cps
Ash
≤16%
pH
Value (1% solution) 6.0-8.0
Loss of drying
≤15%
Particle Size
200 mesh (75μm) - Not less than 92% through
Ethanol and Propane
≤500ppm
Total Nitrogen
<1.5%
Pyruvic Acid
≥1.5%
Lead
≤2ppm
Shear Ratio
≥6.5
V1/V2
1.02 - 1.45

Microbiological Analysis

E. Coli
Negative in 5g
Salmonella
Absent
Coliforms
≤0.3
Total plate count
≤2000 cfu/g
Mould and yeast
≤100 cfu/g
Heavy Metals
<20 mg/kg
Arsenic
<3 mg/kg
Lead
<2 mg/kg
Cadmiun
<1 mg/kg
Mercury
<1 mg/kg
Xanthomonas Camp/1g
Viable cells absent
Assay (%)
91-108
Ethanol (mg/kg)
≤500
Solubility
Soluble in water. Insoluble in Ethanol

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Packaging
In 25 kilos bags/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.