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Guar Gum

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Guar Gum

CAS #

9000-30-0

SYNONYM

Cyamopsis gum; Cyanopsis tetragonoloba; Guar gum

FORMULA

C26H34N2O13

PRODUCT TYPE

-

HAZARD

0 Non-Regulated Material

Product Scpecifications

GADOLEIC ACID (C20:1)

>70.0%

PROTEIN

<10.0%

ACID INSOLUBLE MATTER

<7.0%

ETHER EXTRACT

<.1%

LEAD

<5mg/kg

STATUS

Passes Test

PH VALUE (1% AQUEOUS SOLUTION)

5.2-7.0

HEAVY METALS; USP <231>

0.002%

RETAINED ON U.S. 200 SCREEN

>75.0%

COLIFORM

<50

ERUCIC ACID (C22:1)

negative

SALMONELLA

negative per 25/g

COAGULASE POSITIVE STAPH

negative

VISCOCITY (CS @ 25°C)

3000-4000cps

STANDARD PLATE COUNT

<10000CFU/g

YEAST

<100CFU/g

MOISTURE

<15.0%

ASH

<1.5%

ARSENIC PPM

<3mg/kg

ODOR

aq. solns. tasteless, odorless

INSOLUBILITY

in oil, greases, hydrocarbons, ketones, esters

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

220,000

SOLUBILITY

hot or cold water

NOTES

Guar gum has many uses in industrial, food and pharmaceutical applications.


Gelling agent in drilling fluids; thickens the water in order to suspend the sand and other additives.


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You may also be interested in Xanthan Gum, which serves a similar function.  

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