Pistacia Lentiscus Gum
Pistacia Lentiscus (Mastic) Gum
Solubility: insoluble in water.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rabbit skin LD50: > 5000mg/Kg; rat oral LDLo: 5000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent dispersing, emulsifying, lubricating, adhesive, film-forming abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as film-forming agent.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsion stabilizer.
Use as adhesive.
Film-forming agent, masking agent in personal care products.
Use as brightening agent.