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Glucomannan Powder CAS 11078-31-2

Molecular Formula: (C35H49O29)n

Formula Weight: 1000000

ZSpharmac: Glucomannan Powder Raw Material Suppliers

Product Name: Glucomannan Powder
CAS No: 11078-31-2
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:Glucomannan Powder
Other Names:Glucomannan
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:Milky White Powder
EINECS No.:234-394-2
Provide:Glucomannan Powder MSDS;
Glucomannan Powder COA

What is Glucomannan Powder?

Glucomannan is a natural polysaccharide compound, mainly extracted from the tubers of Amorphophallus konjac. From a chemical structure point of view, glucomannan is a linear polysaccharide composed of D-glucose and D-mannose units connected by β-1,4 glycosidic bonds. Its molecular formula can be expressed as (C6H10O5)n, where n represents the number of repeating units, which determines the molecular weight of glucomannan, which is usually between 200,000 and 2 million Daltons.

The structural characteristics of glucomannan are that the molar ratio of mannose to glucose is about 1.6:1 to 4, and there is an acetyl group every 9 to 19 monosaccharide units along the main chain, which helps its solubility in water. This polysaccharide is highly hydrophilic, can form gels, and exhibits good water absorption, swelling and viscosity.

Glucomannan Powder Application

  1. Food Industry
    Thickener and stabilizer: Glucomannan Powder’s high viscosity makes it useful as a thickener and stabilizer in food processing, such as in the production of tofu, pasta, frozen desserts, jam, yogurt and other products, to enhance the taste and stability of food.
    Emulsifier and suspending agent: In mixed food systems, glucomannan can help stabilize the mixing of oil and water phases and is used as an emulsifier; in foods that need to keep particles suspended, such as solid beverages and seasonings, it can be used as a suspending agent to prevent particle sedimentation.
    Gelling agent: In the production of gel foods such as jelly and pudding, glucomannan can form a stable gel structure.
  2. Medicine and health products
    Dietary supplements: As a water-soluble dietary fiber, Glucomannan Powder can absorb a lot of water in the digestive system, help regulate intestinal function, and is used to treat constipation. It also plays a role in weight loss, blood sugar and cholesterol management.
    Pharmaceutical excipients: In drug manufacturing, glucomannan can be used as an excipient and adhesive to help drug molding, and may have a sustained release effect.
  3. Cosmetics
    Moisturizing and film-forming: In cosmetics, Glucomannan Powder can be used as a moisturizer and film-forming agent to help the skin lock in moisture, form a protective layer, and enhance the moisturizing effect of skin care products.
  4. Petroleum, Chemical Industry and Environmental Protection
    Drilling Mud Additive: In oil drilling, Glucomannan Powder can be used as an additive for drilling mud to improve rheological properties and increase drilling efficiency.
    Wastewater Treatment: Due to its good flocculation properties, glucomannan can be used in wastewater treatment processes to help remove suspended matter and pollutants.
  5. Agriculture
    Soil Conditioner: Glucomannan Powder can improve soil structure, increase soil water holding capacity and fertility, and promote crop growth.
  6. Research and Development
    The new material Glucomannan Powder is used as the basis of biocompatible materials in biomedical engineering to manufacture bio-scaffolds, drug carriers, etc.
    Environmentally friendly packaging materials: Studies have found that glucomannan can be used to develop biodegradable packaging materials to reduce plastic pollution.

Glucomannan Powder Prominent Applications in Cosmetics

Moisturizing ingredients
Highly effective moisturizing: Glucomannan Powder can form a transparent moisturizing film on the surface of the skin, effectively locking in moisture and preventing moisture evaporation, thereby maintaining the skin’s moisturized state.
Improving skin feel: By increasing the moisture content of the skin, glucomannan can make the skin feel softer, smoother, and less tight.

Forming a protective barrier
Skin protection: The moisturizing film formed not only locks in moisture, but also plays a certain protective role, helping to resist damage to the skin from external environmental factors, such as air drying and low temperature.

Soothing and repairing
Soothing sensitivity: Glucomannan Powder has a certain anti-inflammatory and soothing effect. For sensitive skin or irritated skin, it can reduce discomfort symptoms such as redness, swelling, and itching.
Promoting repair: By maintaining the moisture balance of the skin, it helps to restore the skin barrier function and promote the healing of minor injuries.

Ingredient compatibility
Formulation flexibility: Glucomannan Powder is compatible with a variety of cosmetic formula ingredients and can be used with vitamins, antioxidants, other moisturizers, etc. to enhance the overall effect of the formula.

Advantages of Glucomannan Powder

1. Water solubility and water absorption capacity
High water solubility: Glucomannan Powder can dissolve in water to form a high viscosity solution, which makes it useful as a thickener and stabilizer in the food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries.
Super strong water absorption: It can absorb water equivalent to tens to hundreds of times its own weight, which makes it a satiety enhancer in dietary supplements and a moisturizer in cosmetics.

2. Gel-forming ability
Gelation: Under appropriate conditions, glucomannan can form a stable gel, which is particularly useful in food processing, such as making low-fat or fat-free substitutes, and as a texture improver in baking and meat products.

3. Biocompatibility and biodegradability
Biocompatibility: Since it is derived from nature, Glucomannan Powder is human-friendly and has no known serious side effects. It is suitable as a carrier or excipient in drug delivery systems.
Biodegradability: It is easily degraded in the environment, which reduces the potential impact on the environment and makes it a sustainable choice.

4. Low Calorie and Dietary Fiber Properties
Low Calorie: Glucomannan is not easily broken down by human digestive enzymes, so it provides almost no energy, but it can provide a sense of fullness, which is beneficial for weight management and the diet plan of diabetic patients.
Dietary Fiber: As a soluble dietary fiber, it helps improve intestinal health, promote intestinal peristalsis, and prevent constipation.

5. Pharmacological Effects
Hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic effects: Glucomannan Powder can absorb excess sugar, salt and fat in the body, which helps to lower blood sugar and blood lipid levels, and is beneficial for patients with diabetes and hyperlipidemia.
Anti-cancer potential: Studies have shown that glucomannan may have anti-cancer activity by enhancing the immune system and inhibiting tumor cell growth.

6. Formulation Flexibility and Stability
Formulation Flexibility: Glucomannan Powder is compatible with other ingredients and can be easily incorporated into various food and cosmetic formulations to enhance product performance.
Chemical Stability: Glucomannan maintains its structure and function at different pH values ​​and temperatures, which increases its stability during processing and storage.

7. Natural Source and Sustainability
Derived from Konjac: Glucomannan Powder is mainly extracted from the tuber of konjac, which is a renewable resource that promotes sustainable development of agriculture and ecology.

Contact Us

As a company specializing in the production and supply of Glucomannan Powder raw materials, we are committed to providing customers with high-quality products and preferential prices. We have rich experience and technology to ensure the quality and stable supply of our products. No matter where you are, we can provide you with the Glucomannan Powder raw materials you need to support your production and research and development.

We always adhere to the principle of honest management, strictly control product quality, and serve every customer with a customer-first attitude. Over the years, we have established good cooperative relations with domestic and foreign customers and won their trust and praise.

If you have any needs or are interested in our products, please contact our service staff directly, and we will wholeheartedly provide you with the best service and products. Looking forward to cooperating with you and developing together!

Company Profile and Corporate Culture

Company Profile:

ZhiShang Chemical is owned by ZhiShang Group is a professional new-type chemicals enterprise combined into research and development, production and sales .

The company’s competitive product is pharmaceutical raw materials and intermediates (especially carbohydrate derivatives Series), In recent years, the company has made a major breakthrough in food and feed additives, plant extraction, industrial chemicals industry .

The company insists on the spirit of “sincere management, strict quality control, customer as god” , get consistent high praise from customers at home and abroad.

Corporate Culture:

Help China Chemicals to benefit the happiness of human life
Become the most trusted chemical supplier in the world
Striver – oriented, enrich employees, customer first, deep service, seek development
Be prepared for danger in times of peace, forge ahead actively, unity and cooperation, and be brave to fight

About Us

The production base is located in Zhangqiu chemical industry park and Tai’an high-tech chemical industry park. laboratory and workshop in strict accordance with the GMP standard and the product fit national ISO9001 and ISO2000 standards.

“Zhishang” products are exported to Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa area, so as to establish a long-term and stable cooperation relationship with customer in the world.

Company Info
  • Business Type: Manufacturer
  • Product Range: Cosmetic raw materials
  • Products/Service:Cosmetic raw materials (flavors and fragrances,antioxidant products, moisturizing and hydrating, whitening agents, cosmetic additives)
  • Total Employees: 51~100
  • Capital (Million US $): 10000000RMB
  • Year Established: 2016
Production Capacity
  • No. of Production Lines : 8
  • No. of QC Staff : 5 -10 People
  • OEM Services Provided : yes
  • Factory Size (Sq.meters) : 3,000-5,000 square meters
  • Certificate: ISO9001 , CE , GMP , API , MSDS
  • Factory Location : Diao Town Industry Park, Zhangqiu City, Jinan City, Shandong Province, China.


Pre-Sales Service

* Prompt reply and 24 hours online, professional team to provide best price and high quality product.

* Sample testing support.

* Every batch of products will be tested to ensureits quality.

*The packing also can be according the customers` requirment.

*Any inquiries will be replied within 24 hours.

*we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of loading, COA , Health certificate and Origin certificate. If your markets have any special requirements, let us know.


After-Sales Service

*The fact of logistics information monitoring.

* Any questions about the product can be consulted at any time.

*Product has any problem can return.


Do you accept sample order?

We will make samples before mass production, and after sample approved, we’ll begin mass production. Doing 100% inspection during production, then do random inspection before packing.



You can get free samples for some products,you only need to pay the shipping cost or arrange a courier to us and take the samples. You can send us your product specifications and requests,we will manufacture the products according to your requests.

What’s your MOQ?

Our MOQ is 1kg. But usually we accept less quantity such as 100g on the condition that sample charge is 100% paid.

Do you supply product report?

Yes. We’ll give you product analysis report before shipping.

  Is there a discount?

Different quantity has different discount.


1. ≤50kg, Express delivery recommended, usually called as DDU service;

2. ≤500kg, Air shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

3. >500kg, sea shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

4. For high value products, please select air shipping and express delivery for safe.

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