CHARACTERISTIC

  • It is also known as starch gum

SOURCE       

  • It is obtained by doing chemical reaction on starch
  • Present in the form of white powder and granules

SOLUBILITY

  • Easily soluble in hot water
  • Not soluble in alcohol and either

USES

  • It is used in different formulas of gum making
  • Also used as thickening agent, natural gum and as an alternative to liquid in preparation of penicillin
  • It is also used in fireworks, food and bakery products
  • It is also use in glass silvering compound and printing inks manufacturing.

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