Chitosan

Chitosan

Synonyms Deacetylated chitin; Poly(D-glucosamine)

CAS Number: 9012-76-4 Molecular Weight: 1526.464 g/mol

MDL Number: MFCD00161512

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Description

Product Description

Chitosan

Application Notes

Chitosan forms gels with multivalent anions. Gives clear solutions that dry to strong, clear films. It is 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.

Usage Statement

Research Use Only (RUO). Ready for CE IVD labeling of clinical applications.

Key Applications

Enzymes||Inhibitors||Substrates

Specifications
SKU 02150597-CF
Application Notes Chitosan forms gels with multivalent anions. Gives clear solutions that dry to strong, clear films. It is 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.
Format powder
Hazard Statements H317
Applications Enzymes||Inhibitors||Substrates
Moisture Content ≤10%
Molecular Weight 1526.464 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, Respirator filter
Physical Appearance Off-White Powder
Preparation Method Solution Preparation : For a 1% solution , disperse 1 gram of Chitosan in 50 mL of water with a high-speed stirrer, and while agitation is continuing, add 50 mL 2% acid. Stir for 30 minutes or until dissolution is complete.
Product Families Description Chitosan
Product Overview Chitosan
RTECS Number FM6300000
Source Crustacean Chitin
Storage and Handling Store at Room Temperature (15-30 °C).
Usage Statement Research Use Only (RUO). Ready for CE IVD labeling of clinical applications.