Certificate of Analysis for Chitosan FM-200 dated May 7, 2003
Lot No. 0610-14

Test results
Specifications
Test Method
Appearance
white to light-yellow powder
Visual inspection
Particle size
200 mesh (95% mini)
200 mesh(95%mini)
JIS standards
Loss on drying
6.5%
10% max
Atmospheric heating
Residue on ignition
0.61%
1% max
Direct heat cineration
Viscosity
185mPa.s
150mPa.s mini
B viscometer 0.5% 20
Degree of deacetylation
88.2%
80% mini
Colloidal titration
Microbial
3x103 cells/g max
3x103 cells/g max
Food sanitation test guide
Coliforms
Negative
Negative
Food sanitation test guide
Heavy metals
10 ppm max
10 ppm max
Atomic absorption photometry
Arsenic
1 ppm max
1 ppm max
DDTC-Ag
Total chromium
10 ppm max
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* Testing was done by Koyo Laboratories.