Xanthan Gum is a Polysaccharide with many industrial uses. The name derives from Xanthomonas campestris. It is an effective thickening agent and stabliser, to prevent ingredients from separating
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Xanthan Gum is used in the Oil Industry for drilling and thickening mud in large quantities. These fluids serve to carry the solids cut by the drilling bit back to the surface. Xanthan Gum can be added to concrete poured underwater to increase its viscosity and prevent it washing back out. It can also be used to create water gels and is used in conjunction with Bentonite Clay for cosmetic applications, it is soluble in both hot and cold water and is ideal for thickening and adding volume to lotions, creams & gels.
White/ light yellow free flowing powder
Min 80 mesh (180 µm)
Drilling and Thickening Mud additive.
Thickening lotions, creams and gels. Water soluable.
Can be used in making gunge/slime when mixed with luke warm water, then blended for 10 minutes.