FARMINGTON, Conn., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Chitin and Chitosan are natural biopolymers. Fatty esters are the non-greasy and non-ionic derivatives of oleochemicals. So what do they have in common? These three compounds have become the materials of choice in a broad spectrum of industries, ranging from agriculture, food, pharmaceutical, metal and water treatment, to personal care and cosmetics, and plastics. For example, chitosan are important compounds for applications such as hydrogels for drug delivery systems, whereas chitin is extensively used in water treatment and neutraceutical treatments for joint health and fatty esters are the backbone of surfactants and specialty emollient applications. New applications will continue to drive growth in the fatty esters, chitin and chitosan markets through 2018.
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Chitin and Chitosan
The global market for chitin and chitosan is projected to exceed 118 thousand metric tons by 2018. Japan is the largest consumer of Chitin and Chitosan. Water treatment is the major end use application in the country, followed by cosmetics. Chitin and Chitosan are also used in the biomedical arena. Growin
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