Guar Gum 5000CPS


    Off white odourless powder

    SynonymsGum cyamposis, Guar flour
    AppearanceOff white
    EINECS No.232-536-0
    Molecular weight50000 to 8000000


    AssayGalactomanan content not less than 75%
    IdentificationA. Galactose and Mannose: positive Test
    B. Solubility: Soluble in cold water
    (determined @ 800°C)
    0.75 to 1.50%
    (1% solution)
    5.5 to 6.5
    CadmiumMax 1 mg/kg
    ArsenicMax 3 mg/kg
    Loss on drying
    (105°C, 5 hours)
    Max 12 %
    LeadMax 2 mg/kg
    Viscosity2 Hours elapse (mpaes): 5000-5500
    24 Hours elapse (mpaes): 90% - 110% of 2 hours value
    Mesh SizeThrough 200 mesh: 5% Max
    Through 100 mesh: 100% Min
    Through 60 mesh: 100% Min
    4.0 to 5.0%
    StarchNot detectable
    MercuryMax 1 mg/kg
    Organic Peroxides
    (meq active oxygen/kg)
    Max 0.7
    FurfuralMax 1 mg/kg
    A.I.R.Max 2.5 %
    Max 0.4 pg/g
    Max 0.01 mg/kg


    ColiformsMax 3 cfu/g
    Aerobic Plate CountMax 3000 cfu/g
    YeastsMax 500 cfu/g
    MouldsMax 500 cfu/g
    Escherichia ColiNegative

    Direct Food Ingredients will ensure that any material supplied this specification will confirm to the above physical and chemical properties. However, we have no control over the use of the material and can accept no responsibility for problems caused by the customer's failure to ensure the material supplied is suitable for the intended use.

    This specification has been last modified on Wed 21 March 2012 (1031)

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