Synonym: Deacetylated chitin, Poly(D-glucosamine)
CAS Number 9012-76-4
MDL number MFCD00161512
Chitosan may be used as a flocculant, in protein precipitation, encapsulating agent and aqueous thickener.
Forms gels with multivalent anions. Gives clear solutions that dry to strong, clear films.
50, 250 g in poly bottle
Features and Benefits
Biocompatible, antibacterial and environmentally friendly polyelectrolyte with a variety of applications including water treatment, chromatography, additives for cosmetics, textile treatment for antimicrobial activity, novel fibers for textiles, photographic papers, biodegradable films, biomedical devices, and microcapsule implants for controlled release in drug delivery.