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Substance Name: Karaya gum
RN: 9000-36-6
UNII: 73W9IQY50Q

Note

  • Polysaccharide gum from Sterculia urens (STERCULIA). It is used as a suspending or stabilizing agent in foods, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals; a bulk-forming laxative; a surgical lubricant and adhesive; and in the treatment of skin ulcers.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 

Classification Codes

  • Surgical Fixation Devices
  • Tissue Adhesives
  • TSCA Flag XU (Exempt from Reporting under Chemical Data Reporting Rule)
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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Karaya gum

Name of Substance

  • Gum karaya
  • Karaya gum
  • Sterculia gum
  • Sterculia urens gum

MeSH Heading

  • Karaya gum

Synonyms

  • CCRIS 3938
  • Crystal gum
  • EINECS 232-539-4
  • FEMA No. 2605
  • Gum karaya
  • Gum sterculia
  • HSDB 1302
  • Indian tragacanth
  • Indian tragacanth gum
  • Kadaya
  • Kadaya gum
  • Karaya gum
  • Karaya gum (Sterculia urens Roxb.)
  • Karaya resin
  • Katilo
  • Katilo gum
  • Kullo
  • Kullo gum
  • Kuteera
  • Kuteeral gum
  • Mucara
  • Partially oxidized partially de-acetylated Gum Karaya
  • Siltex gum
  • Sterculia
  • Sterculia gum
  • Sterculia resin
  • Sterculia urens resin
  • TAB Gum
  • Tragacanth gum, indian
  • UNII-73W9IQY50Q

Systematic Names

  • Gum karaya
  • Karaya gum
  • Sterculia gum

Superlist Names

  • Karaya gum
  • Sterculia gum

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9000-36-6

FDA UNII

  • 73W9IQY50Q

Other Registry Numbers

  • 794527-37-0
  • 9010-26-8

System Generated Number

  • 0009000366

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
hamster LD50 oral 6900mg/kg (6900mg/kg)   Food & Drug Research Laboratories, Inc., Papers. Vol. 124, Pg. -, 1976.
mouse LD50 oral 8200mg/kg (8200mg/kg)   Food & Drug Research Laboratories, Inc., Papers. Vol. 124, Pg. -, 1976.
rabbit LD50 oral 6400mg/kg (6400mg/kg)   Food & Drug Research Laboratories, Inc., Papers. Vol. 124, Pg. -, 1976.
rat LD50 oral 9100mg/kg (9100mg/kg)   Food & Drug Research Laboratories, Inc., Papers. Vol. 124, Pg. -, 1976.