Description: Natural gum derived as an excretion product from bacteriae (Xanthomas campestris), composed of pure natural polysaccharides (sugars) constituted of glucose, mannose & glucuronic acid. Purity >98%, White powder, oderless. Gluten-free. Soluble in cold or warm water.
INCI Name: Xanthan gum
Use: Dissolve in warm water (ideally sprinkle slowly into water under constant high-speed stirring). Add propylene glycol or buylene glycol to the water phase (3parts glycol,1part xanthan gum) for best dispersion. Also adding up to 0.5% sodium chloride (salt) will increase the thickening effect.
Typical use level 0.5-2%. For external use only.
Applications: Shampoos, conditioners, lotions, creams, body washes, shower gels.