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Water Soluble Chitosan

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Water soluble chitosan

Product introduction: chitosan can be found in shrimp, crab shell, squid bone, etc. It is nonpoisonous, bio comparable, antibacterial and effective in stopping bleeding, decreasing cholesterol, metabolizing in the intestine, preventing cancer by increasing immunity, improving liver function and lowering blood sugar. However, chitosan is not water soluble and is hard apply to various industrial fields. Therefore, water-soluble chitosan can be easily applied to a wide range of areas including foods, pharmaceutical products, cosmetics, agriculture, environment and bio engineering.

Specification:

  1. Appearance: white or light yellow powder
  2. Molecular weight: 10,000~100,000
  3. Heavy metal:〈 Pb 2 wt%, < As 1wt%
  4. Glucosamine : 〉70%

Features :

  1. High solubility
  2. Remarkable antibacterial performance
  3. Easy to control molecular weight

Application fields:
Natural food additives, raw materials for functional fiber, raw materials for health functional foods, raw materials for fertilizer, raw materials for cosmetics

Specification

Test
Specification
Remark
Appearance
White to yellow fine, coarse powder
 
Particle size
40 mesh min
 
Molecular weight(Mw)
10,000~1,000,000
GPC
Moisture(%)
<10
Dry 5hrs at 120°C
Total Glucosamine(%)
>70
UV spectroscopy
Residue on
ignition(%)
<0.2
Ashing method
Protein(%)
<0.5
Lowry method
Insoluble(%)
<0.5
Dissolved 1g, in 50ml water
Heavy Metal
As(ppm)
<1
ICP
Pb(ppm)
<2
ICP
pH
4~5.5