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Beta-Carotene

Beta-Carotene
Feed Grade Beta Carotene 10%
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Product Details

Basic Information 

Product Name

Beta-Carotene

Other Name

Beta Carotene Oil

Specification

2%-10%

Appearance

Yellow to orange powder

Molecular Formula

C40H56

Molecular Weight

536.88

CAS NO.

7235-40-7

EINECS NO.

230-636-6

Standard

USP or EP

Certifications

ISO,Halal,FDA

Supplier

FZBIOTECH

Sample

Free Offer


Beta carotene is a red-orange pigment found in plants and fruits, especially carrots and colorful vegetables.The name is derived from the Latin word for carrot. Beta carotene was discovered by the scientist H. Wackenroder, who crystallized it from carrots in 1831.


Function

1.Beta carotene can improve cognitive function.

2.Beta carotene may prevent skin damage and contribute to maintenance of skin health and appearance because of its antioxidant properties.

3.Beta carotene may reduce macular degeneration.

4.Beta carotene can reduce or prevent free radical damage.


Certificate of Analysis

Test

Specifications

Result

Assay by HPLC:

2%

2.25%

Appearance:

Yellow to orange powder

Complies

Odor & taste:

Characteristics

Complies

Melting point

176~180℃

Complies

Mesh size:

100% pass 80mesh

Complies

Solubility:

Insoluble in water,be ester soluble.

Complies

Loss on drying %:

≤2.0%  

1.13%

Heavy metals PPM:



Pb

≤2.0ppm

Complies

As

≤1.0ppm

Complies

Hg

≤0.5ppm

Complies

Microbiology:



Total Plate Count:

<1000cfu/g

Complies

Yeast & Mold:

<100cfu/g

Negative

E.Coli:

Negative

Complies

S. Aureus:

Negative

Complies

Salmonella:

Negative

Complies

Conclusion:

Conform with specification CP2010


 


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