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Substance Name: Gellan gum [NF]
RN: 71010-52-1
UNII: 7593U09I4D


  • Linear, anionic heteropolysaccharide secreted by Pseudomonas elodea; used as substitute for agar.

Classification Code

  • TSCA Flag XU (Exempt from Reporting under Chemical Data Reporting Rule)

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Molecular Weight

  • 646.5442
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Gellan gum
  • Gellan gum [NF]
  • Gum gellan


  • EINECS 275-117-5
  • Gellan gum
  • UNII-7593U09I4D

Systematic Name

  • Gellan gum

Superlist Name

  • Gellan gum

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 71010-52-1


  • 7593U09I4D

Other Registry Numbers

  • 85087-30-5
  • 88402-73-7

System Generated Number

  • 0071010521