|Purity (CO2 yielding, %)||3.3 ~ 6.8|
|Nitrogen (%)||≤ 3|
|Loss on drying (105 °C, 2.5 hours, %)||≤ 15|
|Transmittance (%)||≥ 80|
|Gel strength (g/ cm2)||> 900|
|Ashes (%) )||< 12|
|Isopropyl alcohol (mg/ kg)||≤ 750|
|pH||6.0 ~ 8.0|
|Lead (Pb)||≤ 2 mg/ kg|
|Arsenic (As)||≤ 3 mg/ kg|
|Mercury (Hg)||≤ 1 mg/ kg|
|Cadmium (Cd)||≤ 1 mg/ kg|
|Total heavy metals (as Pb)||≤ 20 mg/ kg|
|Total plate count (cfu/g)||≤ 10,000|
|Moulds & yeasts (cfu/g)||≤ 400|
|Salmonella spp./ 10g||Negative|
|E. coli/ 5g||Negative|
|Particle size||Min 95% pass 80 mesh|
At Foodchem International Corporation, we apply strict quality control process to all our products. All Gellan Gum we provide has been strictly tested under HACCP and ISO standards and proved to be safe for using as food additive.
Storage: Gellan Gum should be stored in a cool, dry, ventilated area away from sources of heat, moisture and incompatibilities.
Handling Precaution: Handling of Gellan Gum should only be performed by personnel trained and familiar with handling of organic chemicals. Avoid skin and eye contact and breathing in dust. Avoid handling which leads to dust formation.
Gellan Gum is a polysaccharide widely used as thickener, emulsifier, and stabilizer in food and beverage industries. As a thickener, emulsifier, and stabilizer, Gellan Gum can be used in a wide variety of industries including: food production, beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, agriculture/animal feed, and various other industries.