Chemical name: D-Glucosamine hydrochloride
Appearance White crystalline powderContent 99.0%-101.0%
Specific rotation +70-+73
pH value 3.5-5.0
Drying loss Max0.5%
Ignition residue Max0.1%
Sulfate Max 0.24%
Arsenic Max 0.5ppm
Heavy metal (in Pb) Max10ppm
Ferric salt Max10ppm
Total bacterial count Max1000cfu/g
Mold count Max100cfu/g
Escherichia coli Negative
White crystal, no odor, with slight sweet taste, easily soluble in water, slightly soluble in methyl alcohol, insoluble
in ethyl alcohol and other organic solvents.
- Use glucosamine to prepare medical agent for treating vertigo.
- Found in chitin, in mucoproteins, and in mucopolysaccharides.
- Antiarthritic. Recent studies show that its chondroprotective activity is related to its antiapoptic properties.