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Soluble in water and slightly soluble in ethanol, N-acetyl-D-glucosamine is odorless white crystalline powder with slightly sweet taste. As a new biochemical drug, this product is a component of a variety of polysaccharides units. Actually, it is most abundant in exoskeleton of crustaceans. As an important precursor of bifidus factor, this product has a number of important physiological functions. To be more precise, it can enhance function of human immune system and inhibit excessive growth of cancer cells or fibroblasts. In addition, it also can inhibit and treat cancer and malignant tumor. It has effective treatment effects for various inflammations, osteoarthritis and joint pain. Due to so many features, N-acetyl-D-glucosamine is always used as drug for the treatment of rheumatic and rheumatoid arthritis, food antioxidant, food additive for infants and sweetener for diabetes patients.

Detailed Specifications
Item Specification
Appearance White crystalline powder
Content 98.0%-102.0%
Transmittance >90%
Specific optical rotation +40.9º ±2.0º
pH value 6.0-7.5
Loss on drying ≤1.0%
Residue on ignition ≤0.1%
Melting point 196℃ -204℃
Chloride ≤0.5%
Iron ≤10ppm
Pb ≤0.5ppm
As ≤0.5ppm
Heavy metal ≤10ppm
Total bacterial count ≤1000cfu/g
Total count of mould and yeast ≤100cfu/g
Salmonella Negative
E. coli Negative
Package Fiber can (400mm×500mm) with double layer PE plastic bags as inside lining. Each package is 25.0kg and customization is available.

As an experienced N-acetyl-D-glucosamine manufacturer and supplier in China, Golden-Shell offers a comprehensive range of products that includes D-glucosamine sulfate 2KCl, water soluble chitosan, DC grade D-glucosamine HCl, and more.

Related Names: N-Acetylglucosamine | NAG

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