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Product Name Medical grade chitosan
Synonyms chitin; chitosan ascorbate; deacetylated chitin biopolymer; N,O-sulfated chitosan; N-carboxybutyl chitosan; O-sulfated N-acetylchitosan; sulfated N-carboxymethylchitosan; sulfated O-carboxymethylchitosan.
Description Chitosan is a linear polysaccharide composed of randomly distributed β-(1→4)-linked D-glucosamine (deacetylated unit) and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine (acetylated unit). Chitosan has a number of commercial and possible biomedical uses. It can be used in agriculture as a seed treatment and biopesticide, helping plants to fight off fungal infections. In winemaking, it can be used as a fining agent, also helping to prevent spoilage. In industry, it can be used in a self-healing polyurethane paint coating. In medicine, it is useful in bandages to reduce bleeding and as an antibacterial agent; it can also be used to help deliver drugs through the skin.
Product Overview This product is taken from Alaska Snow Crab. We use acid and alkanic treatment in the production process. The virus removal process is achieved by dry heat. It can be used in gel, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory applications.
Water loss: <10%
Heavy metals: <1ppm
Particle size: <100 mesh