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Chitosan

Mw 141 kDa

Synonym: Deacetylated chitin, Poly(D-glucosamine)

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Description

Other Notes

Deacetylation ≥ 75 %

Application

Forms gels with multivalent anions. Gives clear solutions that dry to strong, clear films.

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.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
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