Pharm-Rx Xanthan Gum

Pharm-Rx Xanthan Gum, identified by the chemical name xanthan gum, is a key component classified under pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals. Positioned within the category of excipients, specifically formulation and processing aids, this product plays a crucial role in enhancing pharmaceutical formulations and processing.

Chemical Name: Xanthan Gum

CAS Number: 11138-66-2

Synonyms: Dehydroxanthan gum, Xanthan, Xanthan biopolymer, Xanthomonas gum

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    Identification & Functionality

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    Definition

    Xanthan Gum is a high molecular weight polysaccharide gum produced by a pure-culture fermentation of a carbohydrate with Xanthomonas campestris, then purified by recovery with Isopropyl Alcohol, dried, and milled. It contains D-glucose and D-mannose as the dominant hexose units, along with D-glucuronic acid, and is prepared as the sodium, potassium, or calcium salt. It yields not less than 4.2% and not more than 5.0% of carbon dioxide, calculated on the dried basis, corresponding to not less than 91.0% and not more than 108.0% of Xanthan Gum.

    Regulatory & Compliance

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    These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

    Storage & Handling

    Storage Information

    Preserve in well-closed containers.