|Appearance||A white to white-yellow odorless powder|
|Viscosity ( Brookfield LVF, 1%, 25℃, Spindle #4, 20rpm, mPa.s)||≥5000|
|Solubility||Soluble in water, insoluble in ethanol|
|Protein (factor N x 5.7)||3.5% Max|
|Acid insoluble matter||2% Max|
|Lead||≤ 5 mg/kg|
|Arsenic||≤ 3 mg/kg|
|Mercury||≤ 1 mg/kg|
|Cadmium||≤ 1 mg/kg|
|Heavy metals (as Pb)||≤ 20 mg/kg|
|E. coli/ 5g||Negative|
|Salmonella spp./ 10g||Negative|
|Clostridium Perfringens/ g||Negative|
|Mould & yeast||≤ 500 cfu/ g|
|Total plate count||≤ 5000 cfu/ g|
At Foodchem International Corporation, we apply strict quality control process to all our products. All Tara Gum we provide has been strictly tested under Kosher, Halal, HACCP and ISO standards and proved to be safe for using as food additive.
Storage: Tara Gum should be Store in original bags, cool and dry. Avoid excessive light.
Handling Precaution: Handling of Tara 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.
Tara Gum is a galactomannans widely used as thickener and gelling agent in food and beverage. As a thickener and gelling agent, Tara Gum can be used in a wide variety of industries including: food production, beverage, pharmaceutical, and various other industries.