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Pullulan is a natural, water soluble polysaccharide with excellent film-forming and binding properties.  Pullulan films have low permeability to oxygen, which protects active ingredients, flavors, and colors incorporated into the film from deterioration. Available as a white powder, it is odorless, flavorless, and stable. Pullulan consists of maltotriose (three glucose molecules linked by α-1,4 bonds) units linked through α-1,6-glucosidic bonds.

Characteristics of Pullulan:


Additional Information

Nagase is the innovator of pullulan manufacturing and is the leading global pullulan supplier.  Pullulan is produced from starch syrup by fermentation.

Regulatory Information

US FDA Generally Recognized as Safe, Kosher, Halal

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