Arabic gum
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Arabic gum
Alias
Gum arabic
Acacia senegal gum
Category
Polymer surfactants-Sugar
CAS No.
9000-01-5
Structural Formula
 
Properties
Appearance: solid.
Solubility: soluble in water. High solubility in water, up to 60%.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: hamster oral LD50: > 18000mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: > 16000mg/Kg;
rabbit oral LD50: 8000mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: > 16000mg/Kg.
reproductive effect.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: Biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent film-forming, adhesive, dispersing, emulsifying abilities. At low concentrations, viscosity is low.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives, %,≥
80
 
Major Uses
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.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/: 9000-01-5

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