Xanthan Gum, Prehydrated
Xanthan Gum, Prehydrated

Xanthan Gum, Prehydrated

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Natural Thickener & Viscosity Enhancer
Part Number: THK-XTGM-01
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Description: Natural gum derived as an excretion product from bacteriae (Xanthomas campestris), composed of pure natural polysaccharides (sugars) constituted of glucose, mannose & glucuronic acid. Purity >98%, White powder, oderless. Gluten-free. Soluble in cold or warm water.

CAS: 11138-66-2

INCI Name: Xanthan gum

  • Non-gelling thickener (but binds water) and viscosity enhancer
  • Provides volume and enhances foam in surfactants systems
  • Stabilizes emulsions
  • Has lubricant properties
  • Can act as suspending agent
  • Pre-hydrated for easy mixing

Use: Dissolve in warm water (ideally sprinkle slowly into water under constant high-speed stirring). Add propylene glycol or butylene glycol to the water phase (3parts glycol,1part xanthan gum) for best dispersion. Also adding up to 0.5% sodium chloride (salt) will increase the thickening effect. Typical use level 0.5-2%. For external use only.

Applications: Shampoos, conditioners, lotions, creams, body washes, shower gels.

Country of Origin: USA

Raw material source: Bacterium Xanthomonas campestris

Manufacture: Xanthan gum is produced from the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris in the presence of a carbohydrate solution. The xanthan polymer is precipitated from the medium by the addition of isopropyl alcohol, and the precipitate is dried and milled to give a powder.

Animal Testing: Not animal tested

GMO: GMO-free (does not contain plant-derived components)

Vegan: Does not contain animal-derived components

Documents: SDS, Fact Sheet, Sample Recipe, Certificate of Analysis

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