Synonyms:Poliglusam; Deacetylchitin; Poly-(D)glucosamine; BC; Chitopearl; Chitopharm; Flonac; Kytex
Cas No. 9012-76-4
Chitosan is chitin as raw material, after refining, insoluble in water, soluble in dilute acid, can be absorbed by human body.It is White/Off-white, innocuous, flavorless, pearly color schistic or powdery, dissolved at 185°C.
Chitosan has a number of commercial and possible biomedical uses. It can be used in agriculture as a seed treatment and biopesticide, helping plants to fight off fungal infections. In winemaking, it can be used as a fining agent, also helping to prevent spoilage. In industry, it can be used in a self-healing polyurethane paint coating. In medicine, it may be useful in bandages to reduce bleeding and as an antibacterial agent; it can also be used to help deliver drugs through the skin.