Beta-Carotene


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Beta-Carotene

Beta-carotene powder is dark red crystalline powder. B-eta-carotene insoluble in water, slightly soluble in ethanol and ether, soluble in chloroform, benzene and oil.Beta-carotene's melting point is 176 ~ 180 째C. Beta-carotene can be transformed into vitamin A in animals known as pro-vitamin A.

Features

Latin name: Daucus carota Linn.
Part of the plant used: Carrot fruit
Active ingredient: Beta carotene, β-carotene 1%-98%
Molecular formula : C40H56
Molecular weight : 536.88

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Basic Information

Product Name: Beta Carotene
Latin name: Daucus carota Linn.
Part of the plant used: Carrot fruit
Active ingredient: Beta carotene, β-carotene 1%-98%
Molecular formula : C40H56
Molecular weight : 536.88

Function

1.Beta-carotene is an antioxidant and therefore may offer some protection against certain cancers and other diseases.
2.Beta-carotene is a naturally occurring substance present in green and yellow fruits and vegetables.
3.In the body, beta-carotene is converted into vitamin A and beta-carotene is used as a vitamin supplement to prevent or treat vitamin A deficiency.
4.Beta-carotene can help prevent or treat reactions to the sun in some specific groups of patients.

Application

1.Medical Purpose
Beta-carotene powder is recognized to have functions of anti-oxidation, anti-tumor, caducity resistance, etc., for instance,beta-carotene can improve immunity of AIDS patients.
2.Food Additive
Besides caducity resistance and immunity improvement,beta-carotene powder is also an important pigment and confirmed as nutritious food additive. Beta-carotene powder can be used as intensifying agent for lipid foods such as margarine, salad oil and benne oil to help beta-Carotene powder absorption by human body.
3.Cosmetics
Beta-carotene's extractives contain abundant amino acid, vitamin, natural wet factor, microelement and other bioactive substances, and cosmetics (lipstick, kermes, etc.) added with beta-Carotene present natural and full color and luster and protect skin.
4.Forage Additive
Beta-carotene powder can improve growth rate and flesh quality of animals, reproductivity of cattle, horse and pig, color and luster of red fish and shrimp, and darken color of bird's egg.

Specifications Sheet

Product nameBeta-carotene
Botanical sourceCarrot
Plant part usedStem
AppearanceOrange to Dark red fine powder
Sieve Analysis80 mesh
OdorCharacteristic
TasteCharacteristic
Loss on dryingNMT10.0%
Sulphated AshNMT10.0%
Heavy MetalsNMT 10ppm
Residual SolventsEur.Pharm.
Total Plate CountNMT 10,000cfu/g
Yeast & MouldsNMT 1000cfu/g
E.Coli.Negative
SalmonellaNegative
EnterobacteriaNegative
Staphylococcus aureusNegative

 

 

Shipping & Storage

Delivery:Sea/Air Shipping & International Express

Shipping Time: 2-3 working days after payment

Package: 1-5kg/Aluminum foil bag, size: 22cm (Width)*32cm (Length)

15-25kg/Drum, size: 38cm (Diameter)*50cm (Height)

Storage: Kept away from strong light and heat.

Shelf Life: 24 months

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