Laboratory analysis of chitosan

As an industrialist you wish to carry out the analysis of chitosan present in your products

Chitosan in a few words

Chitosan is a biopolymer derived from chitin. It is the main component of the shell of crustaceans such as crabs, shrimps and lobsters. This natural polymer is obtained from chitin by a process of deacetylation. During this process the acetyl groups are removed from the molecule to form chitosan.

Why perform a chitosan analysis?

Determining the properties of chitosan is essential in production process or end product control issues. A complete knowledge of the properties of your biopolymers is also necessary to anticipate its evolution in its environment of use.

Indeed, the degree of polymerization (proportional to the molar mass) of chitosan determines its mechanical and thermal properties.

Moreover, the crystallinity, the cross-linking or the glass transition and melting temperatures are also involved in the determination of the properties of a biopolymer.

Thus, the expertise of a competent laboratory in chitosan analysis is necessary to determine all these properties.

Le laboratoire FILAB vous accompagne dans vos besoins d'analyse de chitosan

Through our three levels of services: analysis, expertise and R&D support, FILAB assists companies from all sectors in the analysis of chitosan. FILAB provides its customers with the know-how and experience of its team, as well as a 2100m² analytical park equipped with state-of-the-art equipment.


The positive aspects of FILAB

  • A highly qualified team

  • Responsiveness in responding to and processing requests

  • A complete analytical park of 2100m²

  • Tailor-made support

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