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Substance Name: Carob bean gum
RN: 9000-40-2
UNII: V4716MY704

Note

  • Derived from the seeds of Ceratonia siliqua tree; straight chain polymer of mannose with one galactose on every fourth mannose.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 

Classification Codes

  • Antidiarrheals
  • Gastrointestinal Agents
  • TSCA Flag XU (Exempt from Reporting under Chemical Data Reporting Rule)
  • Tumor Data
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Algaroba
  • Carob bean gum
  • Carob flour
  • Ceratonia
  • Locust bean gum
  • Saint john's bread

Synonyms

  • Algaroba
  • Arobon
  • Carob bean extract
  • Carob bean extract (Ceratonia siliqua L.)
  • Carob bean flour
  • Carob bean gum
  • Carob flour
  • Carob gum
  • Carob seed gum
  • CCRIS 364
  • Ceratonia gum
  • Ceratonia siliqua gum
  • EINECS 232-541-5
  • FEMA No. 2243
  • FEMA No. 2648
  • Fructoline
  • Gum,carob bean
  • Gum,carob bean locust
  • HSDB 1908
  • Indalca abv
  • Johannisbrotmehl
  • Locust bean flour
  • Locust bean gum
  • Locust bean gum (Ceratonia siliqua L.)
  • Locust bean oil
  • Locust gum
  • Luctin
  • Lupogum
  • NCI-C50419
  • St John's bread gum
  • St. John's bread
  • Supercol
  • Tragacol
  • Tragasol
  • Tragon
  • Tragon AY
  • Tragon gum
  • Unigum
  • UNII-V4716MY704

Systematic Names

  • Carob gum
  • Locust bean gum

Superlist Names

  • Carob bean gum
  • Locust bean gum

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9000-40-2

FDA UNII

  • V4716MY704

Other Registry Numbers

  • 37231-31-5
  • 37231-32-6
  • 521069-09-0
  • 72980-80-4
  • 73379-78-9
  • 8051-86-3
  • 9010-35-9
  • 9010-51-9

System Generated Number

  • 0009000402

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
hamster LD50 oral 10gm/kg (10000mg/kg)   Food & Drug Research Laboratories, Inc., Papers. Vol. 124, Pg. -, 1976.
mouse LD50 oral 13gm/kg (13000mg/kg)   Food & Drug Research Laboratories, Inc., Papers. Vol. 124, Pg. -, 1976.
rabbit LD50 oral 9100mg/kg (9100mg/kg)   Food & Drug Research Laboratories, Inc., Papers. Vol. 124, Pg. -, 1976.
rat LD50 oral 13gm/kg (13000mg/kg)   Food & Drug Research Laboratories, Inc., Papers. Vol. 124, Pg. -, 1976.