Gum Arabica

Gum Arabic

Regular price $32.85 Sale
SKU# 40700087-1

Product Description

Gum Arabic is a branched polymer of galactose, rhamnose, arabinose, and glucuronic acid. It is a natural gum made of hardened sap taken from two species of the acacia tree; Acacia senegal and Acacia seyal. It is a key ingredient in traditional lithography and is used in printing, paint production, glue, cosmetics and various industrial applications, including viscosity control in inks and in textile industries.

Technical Specifications

Molecular Weight: ~250,000
Appearance Form: Powder
Appearance Color: White to faint beige
Solubility: Soluble in water, glycerol, and propylene glycol. Insoluble in alcohol.
Storage Temperature: RT
Hazardous Shipping: Non-Hazardous

Technical Documentation

Safety Data Sheet (SDS)