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gellan gum
pseudomonas elodea gum

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CAS Number: 71010-52-1
ECHA EC Number:275-117-5
FDA UNII: 7593U09I4D
Category:thickeners, gelling agents, stabilizers
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EU SANCO Gellan gum View - review
JECFA Food Additive: Gellan Gum
GSFA Codex: Gellan gum (418)
DG SANTE Food Additives:gellan gum
FDA Mainterm (SATF):71010-52-1 ; GELLAN GUM
FDA Regulation:
Subpart G--Gums, Chewing Gum Bases and Related Substances
Sec. 172.665 Gellan gum.
Physical Properties:
Appearance:white to tan powder (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Soluble in:
Insoluble in:
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: film formers
viscosity controlling agents
American International Chemical, LLC.
American International Chemical, LLC.
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Gellan gum
CP Kelco
Odor: characteristic
Use: specialty gellan gum for growth matrix for most clinical and non-clinical organisms.
CP Kelco
Odor: characteristic
Use: for use in food, beverage, personal care, oral care, household cleaner formulations.
Foodchem International
Gellan Gum
Glentham Life Sciences
Gellan Gum, high acyl
Pangaea Sciences
Sigma-Aldrich: Sigma
For experimental / research use only.
Phytagel™ BioReagent, plant cell culture tested, powder
Sinofi Food Ingredients
Gellan Gum
Flavor: characteristic
Top E418 Gellan Gum supplier and manufacturer in China. Sinofi provides high quality E418 halal food additive and is 1st choice for you to buy Gellan Gum halal powder at a low price. Gellan Gum powder is a high molecular weight heteropolysaccharide gum produced by pure-culture fermentation of a carbohydrate with Pseudomonas elodea. Gellan Gum ingredient is widely in Asia, EU and North America. Gellan Gum, a vegan ingredient, is E418 food additive in EU. As a professional Gellan Gum supplier, we hold extensive expertise in the application of Gellan Gum ingredient in foods, beverages, pharmaceutical and toothpaste industries. Any question on E418 Gellan Gum price and specification, contact us via, we will reply within one working day.
Tianjin Talent Chemical
Gellan Gum
TIC Gums
Ticagel® Gellan DPB
Flavor: characteristic
Ticagel® Gellan DPB is a high acyl gellan for elastic fluid gels in applications containing dairy protein. At low usage levels (0.02-0.03%) it stabilizes dairy beverages by suspending particulates and preventing separation.
TIC Gums
Ticagel® Gellan HS
Flavor: characteristic
Ticagel® Gellan HS is a high acyl gellan that forms elastic fluid gels in plant-based protein beverages like soy and almond milk. At low usage levels (0.02-0.03%), it stabilizes beverages by suspending particulates and preventing separation.
Safety Information:
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Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
thickeners, gelling agents, stabilizers
Recommendation for gellan gum usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for gellan gum flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):

Re-evaluation of gellan gum (E 418) as food additive
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Review of the existing maximum residue levels for Pseudomonas sp. strain DSMZ 13134 according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):71010-52-1
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WGK Germany:2
pseudomonas elodea gum
 pseudomonas elodea gum
Pubchem (sid):135330201
Other Information:
FDA Substances Added to Food (formerly EAFUS):View
FDA Listing of Food Additive Status:View
FAO:Gellan gum
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
 film formers
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 pseudomonas elodea
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 pseudomonas elodea gum


PubMed:Probe diffusion in phase-separated bicontinuous biopolymer gels.
PubMed:Self-structuring foods based on acid-sensitive low and high acyl mixed gellan systems to impact on satiety.
PubMed:Application of gellan gum in pharmacy and medicine.
PubMed:Recent development of chitosan-based polyelectrolyte complexes with natural polysaccharides for drug delivery.
PubMed:Improving adhesion of seasonings to crackers with hydrocolloid solutions.
PubMed:A new strategy to enhance gellan production by two-stage culture in Sphingomonas paucimobilis.
PubMed:Effect of sweeteners and hydrocolloids on quality attributes of reduced-calorie carrot juice.
PubMed:Chitosan-gellan electrostatic complexes: influence of preparation conditions and surfactant presence.
PubMed:An insight into the emerging exopolysaccharide gellan gum as a novel polymer.
PubMed:Recent trends and applications of encapsulating materials for probiotic stability.
PubMed:Structural studies on matrices of deacylated gellan with polydextrose.
PubMed:The effect of three gums on the retrogradation of indica rice starch.
PubMed:Food gels: gelling process and new applications.
PubMed:Predicting the human in vivo performance of different oral capsule shell types using a novel in vitro dynamic gastric model.
PubMed:A semi-fluid gellan gum medium improves nematode toxicity testing.
PubMed:A review of the application of atomic force microscopy (AFM) in food science and technology.
PubMed:Particle stability in dilute fermented dairy drinks: formation of fluid gel and impact on rheological properties.
PubMed:Gellan gum as an immobilization matrix for the production of cyclosporin A.
PubMed:Improving the culturability of freshwater bacteria using FW70, a low-nutrient solid medium amended with sodium pyruvate.
PubMed:Xanthan and gellan degradation by bacteria of activated sludge.
PubMed:Gellan gum: a new biomaterial for cartilage tissue engineering applications.
PubMed:Performance of new gellan gum hydrogels combined with human articular chondrocytes for cartilage regeneration when subcutaneously implanted in nude mice.
PubMed:Flexible microfluidic device for mechanical property characterization of soft viscoelastic solids such as bacterial biofilms.
PubMed:Development and characterization of a blood mimicking fluid for high intensity focused ultrasound.
PubMed:Natural gum reduced/stabilized gold nanoparticles for drug delivery formulations.
PubMed:Molecular structures of gellan gum imaged with atomic force microscopy in relation to the rheological behavior in aqueous systems in the presence or absence of various cations.
PubMed:Occurrence, production, and applications of gellan: current state and perspectives.
PubMed:Alginate- and gellan-based edible films for probiotic coatings on fresh-cut fruits.
PubMed:Time-temperature studies of gellan polysaccharide-high sugar mixtures: effect of sodium ions on structure formation.
PubMed:Genetically engineered Fusarium as a tool to evaluate the effects of environmental factors on initiation of trichothecene biosynthesis.
PubMed:Optimal thermotolerance of Bifidobacterium bifidum in gellan-alginate microparticles.
PubMed:Statistical approach to optimization of fermentative production of gellan gum from Sphingomonas paucimobilis ATCC 31461.
PubMed:Hydrocolloid carriers with filler inclusion for diltiazem hydrochloride release.
PubMed:Controlled release of protein from hydrocolloid gel microbeads before and after drying.
PubMed:Physicochemical properties and biological activities of DEAE-derivatized Sphingomonas gellan.
PubMed:Gel trapping of dense colloids.
PubMed:Binding effect of Cu(2+) as a trigger on the sol-to-gel and the coil-to-helix transition processes of polysaccharide, gellan gum.
PubMed:Solution properties of gellan gum: change in chain stiffness between single- and double-stranded chains.
PubMed:Organization of genes required for gellan polysaccharide biosynthesis in Sphingomonas elodea ATCC 31461.
PubMed:A new in vitro assay of cholesterol adsorption by food and microbial polysaccharides.
PubMed:Konjac/gellan gum mixed gels improve the quality of reduced-fat frankfurters.
PubMed:Gelatin vs polysaccharide in mixture with sugar.
PubMed:Microencapsulation of probiotic bacteria: technology and potential applications.
PubMed:Molecular structure of the rhamsan-like exocellular polysaccharide RMDP17 from Sphingomonas paucimobilis.
PubMed:Alpha and beta mechanical dispersions in high sugar/acyl gellan mixtures.
PubMed:Rheological evidence of the gelation behavior of hyaluronan-gellan mixtures.
PubMed:Gellan gum.
PubMed:Survival of bifidobacteria in yogurt and simulated gastric juice following immobilization in gellan-xanthan beads.
PubMed:Unsaturated glucuronyl hydrolase of Bacillus sp. GL1: novel enzyme prerequisite for metabolism of unsaturated oligosaccharides produced by polysaccharide lyases.
PubMed:Characterization of alpha-L-rhamnosidase of Bacillus sp. GL1 responsible for the complete depolymerization of gellan.
PubMed:Molecular cloning of two genes for beta-D-glucosidase in Bacillus sp. GL1 and identification of one as a gellan-degrading enzyme.
PubMed:Effects of curdlan and gellan gum on the surface structure of intestinal mucosa in rats.
PubMed:Microbial system for polysaccharide depolymerization: enzymatic route for gellan depolymerization by Bacillus sp. GL1.
PubMed:Purification and characterization of microbial gellan lyase.
PubMed:Imaging polysaccharides by atomic force microscopy.
PubMed:Interactions of ordered water and cations in the gel-forming polysaccharide gellan gum.
PubMed:Light scattering studies of tetramethyl ammonium gellan.
PubMed:A follow-up study of the ingestion of gellan gum by humans, with special reference to the absence of eosinophilia.
PubMed:The dietary effects of gellan gum in humans.
linear, anionic heteropolysaccharide secreted by pseudomonas elodea; used as substitute for agar. Thickener and stabiliser for foods, chewing gum base Gellan gum is a water-soluble polysaccharide produced by Sphingomonas elodea, a bacterium.
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