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 Gellan Gum
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Gellan Gum

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Gellan Gum, CAS# 71010-52-1, is a polysaccharide manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as Off-white powder. Gellan Gum is widely used as thickener, emulsifier, and stabilizer in food manufacturing. It is widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries with E number E418. As a professional supplier and manufacturer of food additives, Foodchem International Corporation has been supplying quality Gellan Gum to customers all over the world for over 10 years. If you have any questions or wish to receive a quote, please feel free to reach us by email: or by phone: +86 21 2206 3075. Our sales person will get back to you in 1 working day.

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Appearance Off-white powder
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

Available Grade of Gellan Gum

  • Food Grade: Gellan Gum is widely used as thickener and texture stabilizer in food and beverage industries. Foodchem's food grade Gellan Gum is available as fine powder(>99% purity).
  • Quality Control

    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&Handling Precaution

    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.

    Application and Uses of Gellan Gum

    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.
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