Xanthan Gum

Thickener,stabilizer,E415,CAS no.11138-66-2, HS code 130239

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Xanthan gum,cream white powder, E415, CAS no.11138-66-2, food thickener, biosynthetic rubber, mainly made of starch, manufacturing process through fermentation process using the microorganism Xanthomonas Campestrisis. Advantages than other gums: outstanding water solubility and high viscosity; unique pseudoplastic characteristics in rheology; excellent stability in temperature and PH value;a stable compatibility co-existing with acid, alkali, salt, enzymes and other thickeners; a significant synergistic nature with melon and bean gum, locust bean gum, and other plastic type complex. Function and uses: Xanthan gum is a high perfermance thickener as the viscosity of 1% is about 100 times stronger than 1% gelatin solution. Xanthan gum creates a pleasant texture in foods and beverages. As an ingredient in beverages, xanthan gum can produce an increase in the viscosity of a liquid. In foods like dressings and sauces, xanthan gum helps to prevent oil separation by stabilizing the emulsion. Xanthan gum as an ingredient in ice cream and other frozen foods, produces desired texture. As a professional Xanthan gum supplier, we supply Xanthan gum powder, food and pharma grade.

CAS No. : 11138-66-2
Chemical Formula : C35H49O29
H.S.code : 130239
E No. : E415
Uses : Food uses
Chemical structure  :

Food grade Xanthan Gum Specification

ITEMS STANDARD
Appearance white or cream-color and free-flowing powder
Viscosity: 1% Xanthan Gum in 1% KCl Brookfield, LVTD,spindle 3.60rpm, 25 1200 – 1600 mpa.s
Assay(on dry basis) 91.0 – 108.0%
Loss on drying(105o­C, 2hr) 6.0 – 12.0%
V1 : V2: 1.02 – 1.45
Pyruvic Acid 1.5% min
PH of 1% solution in water 6.0 – 8.0
Heavy metals(as Pb) 20 mg/kg max
Lead(Pb) 5 mg/kg max
Arsenic(As) 2 mg/kg max
Nitrogen 1.5% max
Ash 13% max
Particle size 80 mesh: 100% min, 200 mesh: 92% min
Total plate count 2000/g max
Yeasts and moulds 100/g max
Pathogens germs absence
S. aureus Negative
Pseudomonas aeruginosa Negative
Salmonella sp. Negative
C. perfringens Negative

As a professional Xanthan gum supplier, we supply Xanthan gum powder, food and pharma grade.

Xanthan Gum gluten free

Yes. Xanthan Gum is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide gluten-like texture to bread, cake, biscuit, snacks and others.

Halal Certified Xanthan Gum

Xanthan Gum is a polysaccharide manufactured through fermentation from corn, wheat and various other crops. As a plant derived ingredients, Xanthan Gum is general recognized as halal. We will still audit another 2 key points to make sure that our Xanthan Gum is 100% halal: Are there any pig products used in manufacturing process of this ingredient? Does the ingredient contain Alcohol (impure) or other haraam ingredients?

Kosher Certified Xanthan Gum

Xanthan Gum is a polysaccharide manufactured through fermentation from corn, wheat and various other crops. As a plant derived ingredients, Xanthan Gum is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve. Moreover, Xanthan Gum is also regulated as Kosher for Passover.

Price Trend of Xanthan Gum

Upstream: Prices of upstream corn are rising slowly and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Xanthan Gum manufacturers didn’t change much.
Downstream: Downstream demand is being squeezed by the falling oil price.
Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Xanthan Gum will be slowly moving down in the coming months.

Xanthan Gum MSDS

5.1. Storage: stored in a cool and dry place and kept away from strong light and heat.

5.2. Handling precaution: Avoid breathing dust; use in an area with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with skin, eyes or clothing. Wash thoroughly after handling.

Side Effect of Xanthan Gum

Xanthan gum can cause intestinal gas (flatulence), bloating and laxness when used in large amount.

Generally recognized as safe(GRAS) is a FDA designation that a specific substance or ingredient is generally considered safe by experts, and so is exempted from the usual Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) food additive tolerance requirements. Xanthan Gum is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.

Application and Uses of Xanthan Gum

Xanthan Gum is a polysaccharide widely used as thickener in food production. As a strong thickening agent, Xanthan Gum can be used in a wide variety of industries including:Cosmetics, Baked goods and pastry fillings, Ice cream and sherbet, Industrial uses, Jams, jellies and sauces, Lotions, Medicines, Pudding, Salad dressings, Toothpastes,Yogurt. 

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