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J64143 Chitosan, 85% deacetylated

CAS Number
9012-76-4
Synonyms
Poly(D-glucosamine)
Deacetylated chitin

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
J64143-18 50g 45.10
J64143-30 250g 158.00
J64143-36 500g 196.00
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Chitosan, 85% deacetylated

MDL
MFCD00161512

Chemical Properties

Form
Powder
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in acetic acid, adipic acid, formic acid, lactic acid, propionic acid and succinic acid.Insoluble in phosphoric acid, sulfuric acid, neutral and alkaline media.

Applications

Chitosan is widely utilized in biomedical applications. It finds applications in plantations as natural seed treatment and a growth enhancer. It serves as a fining agent in winemaking and also prevents spoilage. It is involved in the field of medicine to reduce bleeding and as an antibacterial agent. It is used in self-healing coatings which are applied in industrial applications. It is also employed as a part of a filtration process to remove phosphorus, heavy minerals and oils from water.

Notes

Viscosity: 50-500cPs (1% w/v in 1% acetic acid)Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Cheung, R. C. F.; Ng, T. B.; Wong, J. H.; Chan, W. Y. Chitosan: An Update on Potential Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Applications. Mar. Drugs 2015, 13 (8), 5156-5186.

Aklog, Y. F.; Dutta, A. K.; Izawa, H.; Morimoto, M.; Saimoto, H.; Ifuku, S. Preparation of chitosan nanofibers from completely deacetylated chitosan powder by a downsizing process. Int. J. Biol. Macromol. 2015, 72, 1191-1195.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code
3913.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
FM6300000

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