Type 4880 Gum Arabic

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Willy Benecke Type 4880 Gum Arabic represents an agglomerated, fast-soluble, spray-dried quality with instant properties. It appears as a coarse-grained, fast-soluble powder that is dispersible in cold water, forming a colloidal solution. It carries the labeling claim of being naturally derived and plant-based.

Ingredient Name: Acacia Gum

Labeling Claims: Naturally Derived, Plant-Based

Physical Form: Powder

Features: Cold Water Dispersible, Spray Dried

Synonyms: Acacia ampliceps gum, Acacia dealbata gum, Acacia fragilis gum, Acacia gum, Acacia leptopetala gum, Acacia ligulata gum, Acacia meisneri gum, Acacia pruinocarpa gum, Acacia salicina gum, Acacia senegal gum, Acacia syrup, Acacia victoriae gum, E 414, Gum acacia, Gum ovaline, Gum senegal, Gum thala, Gundar gum, Indian gum, Khair gum, Kordofan gum, Maklai gum, Ticacia Gum, Wattle gum

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Identification & Functionality

Ingredient Name

Features & Benefits

Food Ingredients Features


Physical Form
Coarse grained, fast soluble spray-dried powder
Dispersible in
Cold Water (forming a colloidal solution)
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Color4 - 10-PM GA 05, Lovibond Tintometer
Physico-Chemical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Total Ashmax. 4.0%USP
Viscosity (25 % in H₂O w/w, after 24 h)60 - 150mPa.sPM GA 02
Mercury Contentmax. 1ppmAAS
Specific Optical Rotation30 - 60DegreeFCC
pH (10 % in H₂O w/w)4 - 5-PM GA 08
Cadmium Contentmax. 1ppmAAS
Arsenic Contentmax. 3ppmAAS
Loss on Dryingmax. 10%Ph. Eur.
Heavy Metals (as Lead)max. 20ppmAAS
Insoluble Mattermax. 0.1%Ph. Eur.
Lead Contentmax. 2ppmAAS
Microbiological Values
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Yeastmax. 100cfu / gISO 6611
SalmonellaAbsent/25 gISO 6579 mod.
Total Plate Countmax. 5000cfu / gISO 4833
Mouldmax. 100cfu / gISO 6611
Escherichia coliAbsent/5 gISO 16649-3 mod.

Brookfield, LVT, 60 min-1, spindle 2, 20 °C

Packaging & Availability

Packaging Type
Regional Availability
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • USA

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
24 months
Storage and Shelf Life Conditions

Multiwallpaper-polyinner-bags or Big Bags suitable for food-contact according to current EU legislation, best before 36 months from the date of production / test date, keep closed and dry at ambient temperature for transport and storage.

Storage and Shelf Life Conditions

24 months at cool and dry storage from date of production / test date.