Xanthan Gum – FCCV

Item #: XA500
CAS No: [11138-66-2]
M.Fm: (C35H49O29)n

Description:
A white to cream-colored, free-flowing powder produced by fermentation of carbohydrates with Xanthomonas Campestris.

Applications:
A thickening agent used in food, beverages, pharmaceuticals and personal care products, paints, and other industrial applications, providing emulsion and stability.

Specifications:
This product complies with the standard of FCC V.
Odor ……………………………………… none
Viscosity ……………………………………… 1200 ~ 1800 cps
(1% xanthan gum in 1% KCl; Brookfield LVT, spindle 3, 60 rpm, 25°C)
Identifier ……………………………………… As per standard
Pyruvic acid ……………………………………… 1.5% min.
Isopropyl ……………………………………… 500 mg/kg max.
Assay (on dry basic) ……………………………………… 91.0% ~ 108.0%
V1:V2 ……………………………………… 1.02 ~ 1.45
pH (1% sol, in water) ……………………………………… 6.0 ~ 8.0
Loss on drying ……………………………………… 6.0% ~ 12.0%
Ash ……………………………………… 13.0% max.
Nitrogen ……………………………………… 1.5% max.
Heavy metals (As Pb) ……………………………………… 20 ppm max.
Lead ……………………………………… 2 ppm max.
Arsenic ……………………………………… 2 ppm max.
Particle size (60 mesh) ……………………………………… 100% through
Total plate count ……………………………………… 2,000/g max.
Mould and Yeast count……………………………………… 100/g max.
E. Coli ……………………………………… Absence
Salmonella ……………………………………… Negative
Pseudomonas aeruginosa ……………………………………. Negative
S. aureus ……………………………………… Negative
C. perfringens ……………………………………… Negative

Packaging and Storage:
Preserved in 25 kg carton or fiber drums. Store under dry conditions with tight seal.

Shelf life: 2 years.

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