CAS No.: 9012-76-4
Quality Control:ISO9001-2000,HALAL certificate,QS
Origin: Alaska Crab Shell
Chitosan is a 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.
|Degree of deactivation||85%/90%|
|Loss on drying||10%|
|Residue on ignition||1.5% max (by weight)|
|Heavy metal (measured by Pb)||10 ppm max|
|As||1 ppm max|
|Total bacterial count||1000cfu/g max|
|Granularity||40mesh, 60mesh, 80mesh, 100mesh|
1) Chitosan in the edible film industry: the edible film and coating extend the selflife for fresh or frozen foods,the chitosan film can protect the food from mositure and oxidantsand improve the quality,Due to chitosan film-forming pro perties, it have been successfully used as food wraps.
2)Chitosan for clarification and deacidification of fruit juices (fining agent):Chitosan is a good clarifying agent for grape fruit juice either with or without pectinase treatment.By adding chitosan to fruit juice, chitosan can decrease the amount of citric acid, tartaric acid, l-malic acid, oxalic acid andascorbic acid ect.
3) Recovery of solid materials from food processing wastes and water: Chitosan, with its partial positive charge, it can effectively function as a poly cationic coagulant in wastewater treatment Chitosan as a coagulating agent. Chitosan reduced the suspended solids of various food processing wastes.
4) Chitosan as Antioxidative agent: use chitosan to treat the meat such as beef,it will help the meat to prevent favour deterioration.
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