Chitosan is made from the deep-sea snow crab shells, unpolluted and safe character. It is the substance obtained by deacetylation of chitin.
Chitosan is an ecologically friendly biopesticide substance that boosts the innate ability of plants to defend themselves against fungal infections, also can be used as soil improvement agent, seed treatment and plant growth enhancer.
Pure chitosan's strong positive charge allows it to bind to negatively charged surfaces such as hair and skin which makes it a useful ingredient in hair and skin products.
1. Food Field
Used as food additives, thickeners, preservatives fruits and vegetables, fruit juice clarifying agent, forming agent, adsorbent, and health food.
2. Medicine, health care products field
As the chitosan non-toxic,has anti-bacterial, hemostatic, and immune function, can be used as artificial skin bsorption of surgical sutures, medical dressing Branch, bone, tissue engineering scaffolds, enhance liver function, improve digestive function, blood fat, lowering blood sugar, inhibiting tumor metastasis, and adsorption and complexation of heavy metals and can be excreted, and so on, was vigorously applied to health food and drug additives.
3. Environmental protection field
Chitosan and its derivatives is a good flocculant for wastewater treatment and metal recovery from metal-containing waste water; in textile field: as a mordant, health care fabric, sizing agents, printing and dyeing.
4. Agricultural field
As growth promoters, bio-pesticides, feed additives, seeds, etc.
5. Field of tobacco
Tobacco sheet used as adhesives, low-tar filter and so on.