Gum Arabic, Prehydrated
Natural Oil-in-Water Emulsifier & Film-Former
Description: Natural, dried exudate from the stems & branches of the Acacia tree in Africa, consists of various polysaccharides (starches) as glucuronic & galacturonic acids. Slight emulsifying properties for oil-in-water emulsions (HLB 10-11). Fine, white powder, faint odor. Water soluble, insoluble in alcohol. Prehydrated for better integration into formulas.CAS: 9000-01-5INCI Name: Acacia gum
- Foam and emulsion stabilizer
- Versatile thickener
- Has good adhesive and film-forming properties
- Oil-in-water emulsifier and dispersing agent
Use: Add to the aqueous phase of formulas, usual concentration 1-10%. For external use only.Applications: Creams, lotions, balms, pomades, shampoos, body washes, makeup products (e.g. mascara, brow & lash gels).