Xanthan Gum

Our database has 1145 products that contain Xanthan Gum.

Ingredient Description

Helps prevent ingredients from separating and helps to add thickness. Can be made by fermenting simple sugars.

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Xanthan Gum Stats

  • Xanthan Gum is a common cosmetic ingredient.
  • 32% of products in our database contain it.

Ingredient Functions

Emulsifying the act of emulsion: a suspension of small globules of one liquid in a second liquid with which the first will not mix
Emulsion Stabilising stabiliziing emulsion, making two non-mixable ingredients stable
Gel Forming To form gel, a semi-solid
Skin Conditioning to hydrate and soften skin

CosIng Data

  • CosIng ID: 80699
  • INCI Name: XANTHAN GUM
  • EC #:  234-394-2
  • Ph. Eur. Name: gummi xanthanum
  • All Functions: Binding, Emulsifying, Emulsion Stabilising, Gel Forming, Skin Conditioning, Surfactant, Viscosity Controlling
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