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Specification of Technical Grade Chitosan

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TEST

SPECIFICATION

RESULT

REMARK

Appearance:

White or Yellow, Powder

Pass

Gardner No.Max.2

Density

Pass 25 - 200 Mesh

1-5 mm

Sieve No 25-100 pass ration(Fisher)

Moisture Content

Less than 10%

6.80%

Dry 3hr at 105 deg. C.

Protein Content

Less than 0.3%

0.19%

Kjeldal method

Residue on Ignition

Less than 0.5%

0.28%

Ashing method

Degree of Deacetylation

70 - 100%

86%

Colloidal method

Viscosity

50-500cps

130(0.5% Sol.)

0.5% or 1% Chitosan in 1% acetic acid. by stirring 1hr. Measure with Brookfield viscometer(Model DV-II+) LV Spindle #4, 25 deg.C

Insolubles

Less than 1% insolubility

0.1%

Dissolved 10g of chitosan in 50ml of 1% aceticacid solution. Chitosan solution to which added 200 ml distilled water was stirred 1hr. Filtration with a GF/C and washed with 20ml acetone. Dry residue at 105 deg. C

Heavy metals(As)

Less than 10 ppm

1.0ppm

ICP Analysis

Heavy metals(Pb)

Less than 10 ppm

1.0ppm

ICP Analysis

pH

7 - 9

8.0

Dispersed 1g of chitosan in 99ml of distilled water after stirred 15 min.

Odor

No taste and smell

 

 

Packing

10kgs/20kgs net each

 

Corrugated carton box with PE liner

Dalwoo-chitoSan supply first quality bulk chitin, chitosan and chitosan oligomer in various grades at a competitive price. Please contact us for further information.

 

Chitin

Chitosan Oligosaccharide

Food grade chitosan

Carboxylmethyl Chitosan

Pharmaceutical grade chitosan

Liquid Chitosa(Food Grade)

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