Xanthan Gum 80 Mesh


    AppearanceCream coloured powder


    Assay91 to 108%
    Particle sizeMin 95 % through 80 mesh
    (on dry basis)
    Max 13 %
    (1% solution)
    6.0 to 8.0
    Heavy metals
    (as Pb)
    Max 20 ppm
    CadmiumMax 1 ppm
    ArsenicMax 3 ppm
    Loss on dryingMax 13 %
    LeadMax 2 ppm
    (1% solution in KCL 1%)
    1200 to 1600cPs
    Pyruvic AcidMin 1.5 %
    Shearing RatioMin 6.0
    EthanolMax 500 ppm
    NitrogenMax 1.5 %
    (Viscosity ratio)
    1.02 to 1.45
    Shelf life2 years


    Total plate countMax 2000 cfu/g
    YeastsMax 100 cfu/g
    MouldsMax 100 cfu/g
    Staphylococcus aureusNegative
    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 Thu 5 July 2012 (1158)

    Product also known as : E415

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