Chemicals - Guar Gum


Viscolloids Industries PVT LTD




25 Kg Bag

Grade Standard

Food Grade

General Description

Guar gum is a natural food additive and thickening agent derived from the seeds of the guar plant. It is commonly used in the food, pharmaceutical, and industrial sectors for its unique properties.

In the food industry, guar gum is widely employed as a stabilizer, emulsifier, and thickener in various products. It enhances the viscosity and texture of food items, improving their stability and preventing ingredient separation. It is commonly found in dairy products, baked goods, sauces, dressings, and beverages.


1. Food Industry:

Guar gum is widely used as a thickening, stabilizing, and emulsifying agent in the food industry. It improves the texture and consistency of food products such as sauces, dressings, soups, and dairy products. It is also used in bakery items, confectionery, beverages, and as a binder in gluten-free products.

2. Pharmaceutical Industry:

Guar gum is utilized in the pharmaceutical industry as a binder, disintegrant, and controlled-release agent in tablet formulations. It helps in the cohesive formation of tablets and facilitates their breakdown upon ingestion.

3. Cosmetics and Personal Care Products:

Guar gum is employed in various cosmetic and personal care products, including lotions, creams, shampoos, and toothpaste. It acts as a thickener, emulsifier, and stabilizer, enhancing the texture and stability of these products.

4. Textile Printing:

Guar gum is used in textile printing as a thickener and sizing agent. It improves the printing quality, definition, and color brightness of fabrics.

5. Paper Industry:

Guar gum is utilized in the paper industry as a strength enhancer and surface finish improver. It improves the strength of paper and provides better control over ink or dye penetration, resulting in enhanced print quality.

6. Oil and Gas Drilling:

Guar gum is extensively employed in oil and gas drilling operations as a viscosifier in drilling fluids. It helps suspend solid particles, reduces fluid loss, and enhances the efficiency of drilling processes.


TEST Result Range UNIT
Moisture at 130°C by ASTM D2170 8.25 8-10 'X'
PH (15 Minutes) in distilled water 6.8 6-7 %
Ash Content by ASTM D2216 0.75 < 1 %
Protein Content 4 < 4.5
156 Viscosity by Brookfield Vlscometer Spindle No: 4 RPM 20:
120 Minutes 5200 5000-5000 Cps
24 hours 5250 at least 9095 of 2 hours Cps

Mesh Analysis by ASTM D6913

93’X« Pass through Mesh 200 sieve

Microbiological Report

TEST Result Range UNIT
Total plate count 533 <1000 Colonies
Coliform -ive -ive Colonies
Mold -ive -ive Colonies
E-coli -ive -ive Colonies

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