Chitosan


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Chitosan

Chitosan is a linear polysaccharide composed of randomly distributed β-(1-4)-linked D-glucosamine (deacetylated unit) and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine (acetylated unit). It is made by treating shrimp and other crustacean shells with the alkali sodium hydroxide

 

Features

Product Name:Chitosan

Source: Shrimp/Crab shell

Application: Food/Cosmetic/Pharma/Industrial Area

Solubility: Soluble in acid, insoluble in water

Deacetylation degree:85% 90% 95%

 

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Basic Information

Product Name:Chitosan

Source: Shrimp/Crab shell

Application: Food/Cosmetic/Pharma/Industrial Area

Solubility: Soluble in acid, insoluble in water

Deacetylation degree:85% 90% 95%

CAS Number: 9012-76-4

Application

Food Grade:

Antibacterial agent

Fruit and vegetable preservatives

Additives for health-care food

Clarifying agent for fruit juice

 

 

Agriculture Grade

In agriculture, chitosan is typically used as a natural seed treatment and plant growth enhancer, and as an ecologically friendly biopesticide substance that boosts the innate ability of plants to defend themselves against fungal infections.

As feed additives, can inhibit and kill the harmful bacterium, improve animals immunity.

 

Industrial Grade

Chitosan has good adsorption characteristics of heavy metal ion, applied in treatment of organic wastewater, dye wastewater, water purification and textile industry.

Chitosan can be also applied in paper-making industry, improving the dry and wet strength of paper and surface printability.

 

Water Soluble Grade

Water soluble grade Chitosan is transformed from chitosan through carboxylation, freely soluble in water and the character is stable. It has excellent moisture absorption, moisture retention, opsonization, bacteria inhibition, etc. Applicable to various cosmetics, such as emollient cream, shower gel, cleaning cream, mousse, advanced ointment frost, emulsion and colloid cosmetics, etc. Also applicable to moisturizing and antistaling agent for food, fruits and vegetables, flocculant for sewage treatment, drug sustained release agent, nontoxic adhesive, auxiliaries for dyeing& printing and paper making, etc.

 

Carboxymethyl Chitosan

Carboxymethyl Chitosan is the higher ramification of chitosan, which have 100% water solubility, film forming ability, heavy metal chelation. It has been applied in advanced cosmetics, heavy metal chelating agent, drug sustained release agent, plant growth regulator agent , wastewater treatment, etc.

 

Specifications Sheet

ItemStandard
AppearanceOff-white powder
Bulk Density, g/ml≥0.6
Degree of Deacetylation, %≥85,90,95
PH7.0-8.0
Loss on Drying, %≤10
Residue on Ignition, %;≤1.0
Insoluble, %≤1.0
Heavy Metals, ppm (as Pb)≤10
Arsenic, ppm≤0.5
Viscosity (1%,20°C), mpa.s20-500
Total Plate Count, cfu/g≤1000
Yeast, cfu/g≤100
E.ColiNegative
SalmonellaNegative
Particle Size, mesh80, 100

Shipping & Storage

Delivery:Sea/Air Shipping & International Express

Shipping Time: 2-3 working days after payment

Package: 1-5kg/Aluminum foil bag, size: 22cm (Width)*32cm (Length)

15-25kg/Drum, size: 38cm (Diameter)*50cm (Height)

Storage: Kept away from strong light and heat.

Shelf Life: 24 months

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