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Testing Status of Chitosan M000011


CASRN: 9012-76-4

Formula: N/A

Synonyms/Common Names

  • 2-amino-4-O-(2-amino-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranosyl)-2-deoxy-beta-D-glucopyranose
  • Chitopearl
  • Deacetylchitin
  • Flonac N
  • Kytex H
  • Poliglusam
  • Sea Cure F

Known Uses

Dietary supplement as a weight loss aid; also used in many industrial, pharmaceutical, agricultural and cosmetic applications.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Short-Term Toxicity

  • 26 weeks (Dosed-Feed)  (C20226)  Completed 
    • Rats: Sprague Dawley
    • Dose: R: 0, 1, 3, or 9%; sex/dose.