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83512-85-0 Carboxymethyl chitosan

83512-85-0 Carboxymethyl chitosan

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Name:  Carboxymethyl chitosan

Synonyms:  Carboxymethylchitosan; N-Carboxymethylchitosan

CAS Number:  83512-85-0


Ccompared with chitin, Carboxymethyl chitosan is with the higher improved physical and chemical capability, entirely 100% soluted in water and can strongly absorb the heavy metal.This kind of neutral, natural,unvirlent product has much more advantages in the field of health-protecting,industry and agriculture,etc.And now the product has been applied in the advanced cosmetic industry,and also has been used to reduce heavy metal, susrained release dosage of the medicine , accelerate plant growth , and clean dirty water , etc. As the medicine protecting health, carboxymethyl chitosan not only keep the advantages of chitosan for protecting health, also have some much more advantages of sweet taste for the health.After eaten,it can be converted and analyzed into hypomolecule which can be easily absorbed.

Carboxymethyl chitosan is Innocuous, flavorless, white or off-white powder; freely soluble in water, the solution is clear and character is stable.

Carboxymethyl chitosan is the higher ramification of chitosan, which have 100% water solubility, film forming ability, heavy metal chelation. Carboxymethyl chitosan has been applied in advanced cosmetics, heavy metal chelating agent, drug sustained release agent, plant growth regulator agent , wastewater treatment, etc.



Product name

Carboxymethyl chitosan




White or yellowish powder or flake


1.0% Max

Loss on Drying

15 % Max

Residue on ignition

1.0% Max

Viscosity (1%,20oC)

20-500 mpa.s

Degree of Substitution

80% Min



Heavy Metal

10ppm Max


0.5ppm Max


Package: 25kg/drum, 20kg/carton.

Storage: Stored in a dry and cool place, keep away from strong light and heat.

Shelf life: Two years when stored properly in a well-closed container.   


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