Gum Arabic Spray-dried Powder Type 4915

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Willy Benecke Gum Arabic Spray-dried Powder Type 4915 is derived from the dried gummy exudation of the stem and branches of acacia senegal or related species. Type 4915 represents a purified quality with instant properties. This agglomerated, fast-soluble, spray-dried gum arabic powder serves primarily as a food additive.

Ingredient Name: Acacia Gum

Labeling Claims: Allergen-free, BSE-free, GMO-free, Halal, Irradiation-free, Kosher, Pareve, Residues-free, Solvent-free, TSE-free, Vegan, Vegetarian

Physical Form: Powder

Features: Cold Water Soluble, Free of Major Allergens, Spray Dried, Suitable for Vegans, Suitable for Vegetarian Foods

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Ingredient Name

Features & Benefits


Physical Form
Coarse, fast soluble spray - dried powder
Dispersible in
Cold water
Physico-Chemical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Acid Insoluble Mattermax. 0.1%-
Acid Insoluble Ashmax. 0.5%Ph.eur
Arsenic Contentmax. 3ppmAtomic Absorption Spectrophotometry
Cadmium Contentmax. 1ppmAtomic Absorption Spectrophotometry
Color (25 % in H₂O w/w, Lovibond Tintometer, 25 inch optical cell)5 - 12-PM GA 05
Heavy Metals Contentmax. 20ppmAtomic Absorption Spectrophotometry
Lead Contentmax. 2ppmAtomic Absorption Spectrophotometry
Loss on Dryingmax. 10%Ph.eur
Mercury Contentmax. 1ppmAtomic Absorption Spectrophotometry
pH Value (25% in H₂O w/w)4 - 5-PM GA 08
Total Ash Contentmax. 4.0%USP
Viscosity (after 24 h, 25 %, in H₂O w/w)60 - 100mPa.sPM GA 02
Microbiological Values
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Escherichia ColiAbsent/5gPh.eur
Moldsmax. 100cfu/gPh.eur
SalmonellaAbsentcfu/25gPh. Eur.
Total Plate Countmax. 3000cfu/gPh. Eur.
Yeastmax. 100cfu/gPh. Eur.

Regulatory & Compliance

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • USA
Packaging Information

Multiwallpaper-polyinner-bags or Big Bags suitable for food-contact according current EU-legislation,

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
24 months
Storage and Shelf Life Conditions
  • Best before 24 months from date of production / test date
  • Keep closed and dry at ambient temperature for transport and storage.