Guar Gum Powder – Specifications

BRAND & GRADE NAME AG 40/60 AG 10/30 AG 20/35 AG 20/50 AG 20/55
E. NUMBER E-412 E-412 E-412 E-412 E-412
Mesh 40.60 100 200 200 200
APPEARANCE off-white Powder off-white Powder off-white Powder off-white Powder off-white Powder
MOISTURE 12% Max. 12% Max. 12% Max. 12% Max. 12% Max.
PROTEIN
(N X 6.25)
5% Max. 5% Max. 5% Max. 5% Max. 5% Max.
ASH 1.0% Max. 1.0% Max. 1.0% Max. 1.0% Max. 1.0% Max.
ACID INSOLUBLE RESIDUE(A.I.R.) 3% Max. 3% Max. 3% Max. 3% Max. 3% Max.
GUM CONTENT
(by difference)
80% Min. 80% Min. 80% Min. 80% Min. 80% Min.
pH
(1% Solution)
5.5-6.5 5.5-6.5 5.5-6.5 5.5-6.5 5.5-6.5
VISCOSITY 24 Hours (1% Sol. Brookfield RVT Viscometer 25°C, Spindle No. 4, 20 rpm) 2000 CPS Min. 3500 CPS Min. 3500 CPS Min. 5000 CPS Min, 5500 CPS Min,
Total Plate Count (/gram) < 5000 < 5000 < 5000 < 5000 < 5000
Yeast and moulds (/gram) < 500 < 500 < 500 < 500 < 500
Coli forms / E. coli Negative Negative Negative Negative Negative
Salmonella Negative Negative Negative Negative Negative
BRAND & GRADE NAME AG 30/35 AG 30/50 AG 20/60 AG 20/70 AG 20/80
E. NUMBER E-412 E-412 E-412 E-412 E-412
Mesh 300 300 200 200 200
APPEARANCE off-white Powder off-white Powder off-white Powder off-white Powder off-white Powder
MOISTURE 12% Max. 12% Max. 10% Max. 10% Max. 10% Max.
PROTEIN
(N X 6.25)
5% Max. 5% Max. 5% Max. 5% Max. 5% Max.
ASH 1.0% Max. 1.0% Max. 1.0% Max. 1.0% Max. 1.0% Max.
ACID INSOLUBLE RESIDUE(A.I.R.) 3% Max. 3% Max. 3% Max. 3% Max. 3% Max.
GUM CONTENT
(by difference)
80% Min. 80% Min. 80% Min. 80%Min. 80%Min.
pH
(1% Solution)
5.5-6.5 5.5-6.5 5.5-6.5 5.5-6.5 5.5-6.5
VISCOSITY 24 Hours (1% Sol. Brookfield RVT Viscometer 25°C, Spindle No. 4, 20 rpm) 3500 CPS Min. 5000 CPS Min. 6000 CPS Min. 7000 CPS Min. 8000 CPS Guar Gum Min.
Total Plate Count (/gram) < 5000 < 5000 < 5000 < 5000 < 5000
Yeast and moulds (/gram) < 500 < 500 < 500 < 500 < 500
Coli forms / E. coli Negative Negative Negative Negative Negative
Salmonella Negative Negative Negative Negative Negative