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Gellan Gum

  • E No:E418
  • CAS No:71010-52-1
  • Einecs No:2751175
  • Place of origin:China
  • QC:Haccp, Kosher, Hala,ISO
  • Payment terms:T/T or L/C
  • Port of dispapch:Shanghai,Tianjin,Qindao

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Gellan Gum Food Grade
Item   Specifications
Appearance White powder
Assay(on dry basic) Yields, not less than 3.3% and not more than 6.8% of carbon dioxide(CO2)
Gel strength ≥700 g
Transmittancy ≥70 %
Particle size 80 mesh min. 95% through
Loss on drying 6%- 14%
Ash ≤ 12%
pH 6.0-8.0
Isopropyl alcohol ≤ 750 mg/kg
Heavy metal  
Arsenic content (ppm) ≤ 3mg/kg
Lead content(ppm) ≤ 2 mg/kg
Microbiology  
Total Plate Count (cfu/g) Not more than 10,000 colonies per gram
Yeast & Moulds(cfu/g) Not more than 400 colonies per gram
E. coli Negative
Salmonella Negative

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Gellan gum is a high molecular weight polysaccharide gum produced by a pure culture fermentation of a carbohydrate by Pseudomonas elodea, purified by recovery with isopropyl alcohol, dried, and milled. The high molecular weight polysaccharide is principally composed of a tetrasaccharide repeating unit of one rhamnose, one glucuronic acid, and two glucose units, and is substituted with acyl (glyceryl and acetyl) groups as the O-glycosidically-linked esters. The glucuronic acid is neutralized to a mixed potassium, sodium, calcium, and magnesium salt. It usually contains a small amount of nitrogen containing compounds resulting from the fermentation procedures..

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