Listing and annotation: Xanthan gum

Use: As a synthetic non-agricultural product allowed as an ingredient/processing aid in or on products labeled "organic" or "made with (specified organic ingredients/food groups)".

Common applications: Polysaccharide gum derived from a bacterial culture (fermentation process) and recovered with isopropyl alcohol. Stabilizer, thickener, emulsifier, suspending agent, foam enhancer.

Reference: 7 CFR 205.605(b)

Date listed: 2002

Sunset Date: 6/27/2020 (original sunset 2022)