Organisation: European Commission, Joint Research Centre
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Title: Chitosan; from deacetylation of chitin from crab shells, high quality; at plant (Location: DE)


Cradle-to-gate dataset of chitosan production with high quality. It includes the production and transport of the required raw materials, and the processing to obtain these products (chitin and chitosan), as well as all the supporting activities (production of energy carriers, auxiliary materials, etc.). Basic overall data quality.

Technical Purpose: High quality chitosan can be used for the production of comestic and pharmaceutical products.

Geographical Representation: DE

Simone Fazio
David Pennington
How to cite
Fazio, Simone; Pennington, David (2014):  Chitosan; from deacetylation of chitin from crab shells, high quality; at plant (Location: DE). European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Issue date 2014-01-01
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Geographic area Germany
Temporal coverage

From: 2014-01-01 – To: 2017-12-31

Update frequency irregular
Language English
Data theme(s) Environment; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 36 SCIENCE; 52 ENVIRONMENT

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