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Xanthan Gum

Xanthan Gum

Xanthan Gum
Xanthan gum is used as a thickening and emulsifying agent in topical pharmaceutical formulations. Xanthan gum gels show pseudoplastic behaviour, the shear thinning being directly proportional to the shear rate. The viscosity returns to normal immediately on release of shear stress.
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Xanthan Gum
Xanthan Gum
Primary function
Gelling agent
Typical use level
0.05 - 2%
Physical data

  • Solubility: practically insoluble in ethanol and ether; soluble in cold or warm water.
  • Viscosity (dynamic): 1200 - 1600 mPa.s for a 1% w/v aqueous solution at 25°C

Benefits / Claims
Effective at very low use level. Level can be adjusted to achieve the desired viscosity.
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