Cassia Gum Powder is known as Caesalpiniaceae is a wild crop that is been found in most parts of India as a weed. It is a natural gelling agent that contains 1-2% volatile cassia oil that is mainly responsible for spicy aroma and taste. Its primary chemical constituents include cinnamaldehyde, gum, tannins, mannitol, coumarins, and essential oils. Cassia Gum Powder is been used as a thickener, emulsifier, stabilizer etc. Also, Cassia Powder, when combined with different Hydrocolloids such as Carrageenan or Xanthan gum, forms gels with a unique property.
Cassia Gum Powder is been approved for use in Europe. It is been listed in the Annex of the Council Directive that has been approved by Commission Directive
What does this Annex of the Council Directive do?
Annex of the Council Directive aims to protect plants from the harmful organism. It prevents in both the ways, importing into the EU as well as limiting harmful organisms spread if they enter. Authority should be established for plant health and if seen harmful bans the import of organisms and plants The Annex of the Council Directive (70/524/EEC) states that the additives listed in Annex should be incorporated and only subject to requirement set. The additive must not endanger animal or human health else will be suspended for a period of 4 monthsCassia Gum Powder is been recognized as safe as by FFDC-Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act: This act sets the tolerance for a pesticide residue on foods. If the food contains with such a residue will subject to seizer by the government. If the residue level exceeds as decided by the government then commodity may get seized. NTP – National Toxicology Program: If the product is NTP approved then it states that the product is safe to consume for humans as well as animals even when it comes in contact with the chemical exposure. In short, NTP states with the scientifically tested products that are safe for intake. OECD– Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development: OECD aims at improving the economic and social well-being of people around the world as like how much people should pay in taxes, social security and other factors that affect the market globally. PADI– Possible Average Daily Intake: It stated the amount of intake basically by two methods. MSDI (maximized survey-derived daily intake) and PADI (possible average daily intake). MSDI based on the production of volume flavoring agent in the industry. PADI was derived by multiplying the usage of substance in the food category by the average amount of food consumed daily Avlast Hydrocolloids offers with the cassia gum powder that is useful in many industries. Our products include Cassia Tora Splits, Cassia Tora Meal, and Cassia Tora Seeds. Also, we offer with the different guar products that include Guar Gum Powder, Guar refined splits, Gaur Meal, Fast Hydration Guar Gum Powder.