Acacia senegal gum
Solubility: soluble in water. High solubility in water, up to 60%.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: hamster oral LD50: > 18000mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: > 16000mg/Kg;
rabbit oral LD50: 8000mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: > 16000mg/Kg.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent film-forming, adhesive, dispersing, emulsifying abilities. At low concentrations, viscosity is low.
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Use as emulsifying agent, dispersing agent. eg: food.
Use as suspending agent.
Film-forming agent in personal care products.
Use as adhesives.
Use as film-forming agent.