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Product Details

Basic Information 

Product Name

Red Yeast Rice Extract

Other Name

Monascus Purpureus

Specification

1%-3% Lovastatin  (HPLC)

Appearance

Dark Red Powder

Sample

Free Offer

Extraction Type

Solvent Extraction

Part Use

Seed

Place of Origin

Hebei, China

Standard

CP2015

Certifications

ISO,Halal,FDA

Supplier

FZBIOTECH

Grade

Food and Medical


Introduction 
Red yeast rice extract from China is a well-known substance that can inhibit cholesterol synthesis. The proportion of monacolin-K in the products is 0.4% to 1.5%.Red yeast rice extract is a non-toxic natural product.


Production Process 

Red Yeast Rice Extract powder.jpg


Application 

1. Widely used in the pharmaceutical field;

2. For health food industry;

3. For beverage industry.


Certificate of Analysis

Item

Specification

Result

Test Method

Active Ingredeints




Assay(%,w/w)

Total Monacolin K≥3.0

3.15

HPLC

Acid form Monacolin K≥1.8

2.05

HPLC

Lactone form Monacolin K≤1.2

1.1

HPLC

Physical Control




Appearance 

Fine powder 

Complies

Visual

Color

Red purple  

Complies

Visual

Odor 

Characteristic 

Complies

Organoleptic

Sieve Analysis 

100% Pass 80 mesh

Complies

80 Mesh Screen

Loss on Drying  

5% Max

4.27%

CPh

Ash  

5% Max

2.68%

CPh

Solubility

Partially soluble in hydro-alcoholic solution

Conforms

Visual

Radiation

Electron Beam

Conforms

/

Chemical Control




Citrinin(mg/kg)

Negative

Negative

HPLC

Heavy metals 

NMT 10ppm

Conforms

Atomic Absorption

Arsenic (As)

<1ppm

Conforms

Atomic Absorption

Mercury(Hg)

<0.5ppm

Conforms

Atomic Absorption

Lead (Pb)

< 2ppm

Conforms

Atomic Absorption

GMO Status

GMO Free

Conforms

/

Pesticides Residues

Meeting USP Standard

Conforms

Gas Chromatography

Microbiological Control




Total Plate Count  

10,000cfu/g Max

Conforms

AOAC

Yeast & Mold 

300cfu/g Max

Conforms

AOAC

E.Coli 

Negative

 Negative

AOAC

Salmonella 

Negative

Negative

AOAC

 



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