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Chitosan

Chitosan

Synonyms Deacetylated chitin; Poly(D-glucosamine)

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

MDL Number: MFCD00161512

SKU 02150597-CF
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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

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

Key Applications

Enzymes | Inhibitors | Substrates

Specifications
SKU 02150597-CF
Alternate Names Deacetylated chitin; Poly(D-glucosamine)
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.
Base Catalog Number 150597
CAS # 9012-76-4
Format Powder
Hazard Statements H317
Molecular Weight 1526.464 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, Respirator filter
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.
RTECS Number FM6300000
Source Crustacean Chitin
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.