Xanthan Gum Powder

Brief Description
CAS No.: 11138-66-2 Other Names: xanthan gum MF: C35H49O29
EINECS No.: 234-394-2 Place of Origin: China (Mainland) Type: Thickeners
Brand Name: foodchem Model Number: food grade 
Delivery Terms & Packaging
Packaging Detail:In 25kg cartons or fiber drums
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xanthan gum
Mesh size 80mesh 200mesh
Packing In 25kg cartons or fiber drums
Appearance white or cream-color powder

Xanthan Gum

Xanthan gum is a polysaccharide, derived from the bacterial coat of Xanthomonas campestris, used as a food additive and rheology modifier, commonly used as a food thickening agent and a stabilizer, to prevent ingredients from separating.

Parameters of Xanthan Gum :

NameXanthan Gum food grade
CAS No.11138-66-2
SpecificationFCC IV
PackingIn 25kg cartons or fiber drums
Functional useThickener
Appearancewhite 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 Acid1.5% min
PH of 1% solution in water6.0 - 8.0
Heavy metals(as Pb)20 mg/kg max
Lead(Pb)5 mg/kg max
Arsenic(As)2 mg/kg max
Nitrogen1.5% max
Ash13% max
Particle size80 mesh: 100% min, 200 mesh: 92% min
Total plate count2000/g max
Yeasts and moulds100/g max
Pathogens germsabsence
S. aureusNegative
Pseudomonas aeruginosaNegative
Salmonella sp.Negative
C. perfringensNegative