Industrial grade chitin
Scientific name: β-1,4-poly-N-acetyl-D-glucosamine
Molecular formula : (C8H13NO5)n
CAS No. 1398-61-4
HS No. 2922 5000
White or off-white amorphous flake or powder. Insoluble in water, dilute acid, dilute alkali, concentrated alkali and ordinary organic solution.
Chitin is mainly abstracted from crab shell and shrimp shell, and it is basic raw material of chitosan and glucosamine.
Raw material of industrial grade chitin
From offing sea crab shell or shrimp shell.
Appearance: off-white flake
Moisture content: less than 12%
Ash content: less than 5%
particle size: 1mm-5mm