5. Chitosan for Film and Coating Applications

  1. David Plackett
  1. Patricia Fernández-Saiz and
  2. José M. Lagaron

Published Online: 6 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119994312.ch5

Biopolymers - New Materials for Sustainable Films and Coatings

Biopolymers - New Materials for Sustainable Films and Coatings

How to Cite

Fernández-Saiz, P. and Lagaron, J. M. (2011) Chitosan for Film and Coating Applications, in Biopolymers - New Materials for Sustainable Films and Coatings (ed D. Plackett), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119994312.ch5

Editor Information

  1. Risø National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Roskilde, Denmark

Author Information

  1. Novel Materials and Nanotechnology Group, IATA-CSIC, Paterna, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683415

Online ISBN: 9781119994312

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Keywords:

  • Chitosan for Film and Coating Applications;
  • Physical and Chemical Characterization of Chitosan;
  • Properties and Applications of Chitosan;
  • Processing of Chitosan;
  • European Food Safety Authority (EFSA);
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA);
  • Commission Regulation (EC)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Physical and Chemical Characterization of Chitosan

  • Properties and Applications of Chitosan

  • Processing of Chitosan

  • Concluding Remarks

  • References