Gum Arabic, also known as gum sudani, acacia gum, Arabic gum, gum acacia, acacia, Senegal gum, Indian gum, and by other names, is a natural gum originally consisting of the hardened sap of two species of the Acacia sensu lato tree, Senegalia senegal and Vachellia seyal. It serves as a stabiliser, emulsifier and thickener for a wide range of food products such as fillings, chewing gum and icings. Generally, it is used to give texture and body to processed foodstuffs.

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CAS Number: 9000-01-5
UN Number: None
Hazard Class: None
Packing Group: None
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What is the CAS Number of Gum Arabic?

The CAS number of Gum Arabic is 9000-01-5.

What is the UN Number of Gum Arabic?

Gum Arabic does not have a UN number. It is not regulated as a dangerous chemical.

What is the Hazard Class and packing group of Gum Arabic?

Gum Arabic has no hazard class or packing group because it is not considered a harmful chemical.

Physical properties of Gum Arabic Powder

Physical State: Solid
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Odor Threshold: No information available
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Melting Point / Range: No information available
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Molecular Weight: No information available
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Safety Information for Gum Arabic Powder

All the safety information for Gum Arabic can be found in our MSDS (material safety data sheet) below. It includes information on first aid, accidental release, fire-fighting, handling and storage, personal protection and much more. Please familiarise yourself with the hazards before handling it.

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Certainly! Whether in Europe, Asia, or beyond, we have the logistical proficiency to transport your chemicals precisely where needed – on time and within budget. If you require shipping for Gum Arabic and are uncertain about logistics options, please contact us today.

It is not considered a hazardous chemical, and therefore is not on the Hazmat scale. However, please check your local regulations to ensure it isn’t restricted or controlled in your location. It's recommended to consult the specific Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for accurate and up-to-date information for a particular product.