Tamarindus Indica Seed Gum
Tamarind seed gum
Tamarindus Indica Seed Polysaccharide
Appearance: off-white to pale yellow solid.
Solubility: dispersible in cold water; heating, form viscous liquid.
Risk: irritation, low irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent slow-release, thickening, dispersing, emulsifying, water retaining, film-forming abilities. resistant to acid, heat.
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Widely use as slow-release agent, thickening agent, emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.
Conditioning agent, thickening agent, emulsion stabilizer in personal care products.
Sizing agent in textile, silk, paper.
Use as adhesives. eg: powder molding.
Use as emulsion stabilizer, dispersing agent, suspending agent.
Use as food additive.
Use as gelling agent.