Xanthan Gum

INCI Name
Xanthan Gum
Ingredient origins
Corn, Potato, Wheat
Role
Viscosity Modifying Agent
Common name
Xanthan Gum
EWG score
What is EWG score?
The EWG score is a hazard score ranging from 1-2 (low hazard), 3-6 (moderate hazard) and 7-10 (high hazard) published by the Environmental Working Group. Their data is sourced from the Skin Deep® database and studies published in open scientific literature.
Approved
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Ingredient details
Xanthan Gum is a thick substance produced during fermentation of the bacterium Xanthomonas campestris with glucose (sugar). It is used as a natural stabilizer or thickener in products ranging from food to cosmetics.