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Chitosan CAS 9012-76-4

Chemical Name: Chitosan

CAS No.: 9012-76-4

Molecular Formula: C6H11NO4X2

Molecular weight: 161.16

Appearance:yellowish powder


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Chitosan Quick Details

Chemical Name:Chitosan

CAS No.: 9012-76-4

Molecular Formula: C6H11NO4X2

Molecular weight: 161.16

Appearance: yellowish powder

Chitosan Typical Properties

Item Specifications Results
Appearance yellowish powder Yellowish powder
Grade Industrial grade Industrial grade
Degree ofdeacetylation ≥85% 86.7%
Water ≤10% 8.2
Ash ≤2.0% 1.30%
Viscosity(mPa.s) 20-200 40
Arsenic(mg/kg) <1.0 0.4
Lead(mg/kg) <0.5 0.3
Mercury(mg/kg) ≤0.3 0.1
Mesh 80

Chitosan Usage

1. As a preservative and thickening agent.In the food industry is a natural, non-toxic preservative, flocculant, and can adsorb water cadmium, mercury, copper and other heavy metal ions.

2. Used as industrial wastewater and municipal sewage treatment agent, precipitation agent.Thickening agent, stabilizer, gelling agent, binder.

3. It is also used for anti-mildew of acidic substances, forming a transparent semi-permeable film on the surface.Used for curing products, baking products, bread, oily food, etc.

4. Chitosan is a biocompatible, antibacterial and biodegradable polyelectrolyte with a wide range of biomedical and industrial applications.

Chitosan Packaging and Shipping

Packing: 25kg/drum by sea or by air.

Chitosan Storage

Warehouse ventilation and low temperature drying.

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