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Chitosan acetate

Properties of chitosan acetate:

  • watersoluble

Applications of chitosan acetate:

  • Wound dressings - improved wound healing of burns

We offer the following standard specification of chitosan acetate in our three product lines Chitoscience® Chitoceuticals® and Chitoceuticals® GMP compliant. The minimum order quantity is 20 g, which you can easily order in our shop. If you need a detailed offer please contact our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The following table gives you an overview of our different chitosan acetate specifications:

 Chitosan Acetate Chitoscience®
Chitoceuticals® Chitoceuticals®
GMP compliant
Article number 43004 44004 45004
Appearance of solid product white to light yellow white to light yellow white to light yellow
Appearance of solution clear, colorless to
slightly yellowish
clear, colorless to
slightly yellowish
clear, colorless to
slightly yellowish
Dry matter content [%] ≥ 85 ≥ 85  ≥ 85
Degree of Deacetylation [%] 80-95 80-95 80-95
Viscosity [mPa-s] ≥ 5 ≥ 5 ≥ 5
pH 3-7 3-7 3-7
Ash content [%] ≤ 1 ≤ 1 ≤ 1
Insolubles [%]   ≤ 2 ≤ 2
Heavy Metals [ppm]      
Hg ≤ 0.2 ≤ 0.2 ≤ 0.2
Cd ≤ 0.5 ≤ 0.5 ≤ 0.5
Pb   ≤ 40 ≤ 20
As   ≤ 0.5 ≤ 0.5
Molecular weight appr. [kDa]   approx. 30-200 to be measured
Protein content [%]   ≤ 0.5 ≤ 0.5
Microbiological tests      
Total bacterial count [cfu/g]   ≤ 1000 ≤ 1000
Yeast and Mould [cfu/g]   ≤ 100 ≤ 100
E. coli     absent
P. aeruginosa     absent
St. aureus     absent
Salmonella     absent
Endotoxins [EU/g]     ≤ 100
Identity     IR spectra

Do you need a different specification? Are you looking for a detailed offer? Don't hesitate to contact our This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

You need a different derivative? Address us your request - we also offer custom manufacturing.

Congress and fairs

Meet us in person 2022:

  • EUCHIS, 2022
  • CPHI 2022
  • Medica 2022
  • Asia Pacific Chitin and Chitosan Symposium, 2022, South Korea

To arrange an appointment please contact Katja Richter via sales(at)medical-chitosan.com

Contact

  • Heppe Medical Chitosan GmbH
    Heinrich-Damerow-Strasse 1
    06120 Halle (Saale)
    Germany
  • Tel.: +49 (0) 345 27 996 300
    Fax: +49 (0) 345 27 996 378
  • sales@medical-chitosan.com

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