Chitosan Food Grade

Product Overview

CAS No.: 9012-76-4

MF: (C6H11NO4)n

Quality Control:ISO9001-2000

Origin: Alaska Crab Shell

Physical Properties

Off-white powder,flavorless semi-transparent and amorphous solid. Soluble in acid, but insoluble in alkali and water or in ordinary organic solvent. Decomposed at 185°C.Chitosan is produced commercially by deacetylation of chitin by treating crabs and shrimp with the alkali sodium hydroxide it is a kind of unique fat-absorbing dietary fiber

Technical Literature

Specification of Chitosan Food Grade

Test Items Specification
Appearance off-white powder
Degree of deactivation 85%/90%
PH Value 7.0-8.0
Loss on drying 10%
Residue on ignition 1.5% max (by weight)
Insoluble 1% max
Heavy metal (measured by Pb) 10 ppm max
As 1 ppm max
Total bacterial count 1000cfu/g max
Viscosity 500mpa.s max
Granularity 40mesh, 60mesh, 80mesh, 100mesh


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Packages & Delivery:

Packages: packed in 25KG net weight fiber drums with inner PE bags.