PRODUCT

β-Carotene

β-Carotene is one of the carotenoids is orange, fat soluble compounds, it is natural pigment in the nature of the most common and most stable. It is mainly used in food, health products and medicines, as well as coloring of baking and bakery products, pasta, frozen pasta, snack food, solid beverage, fruit juice drinks, candy, jellies and other food. Recommended usage (w/w)0.04%-0.5%.

NAME:

β-Carotene

CAS NO.:

7235-40-7

EINECS NO.:

230-636-6

CHEMICAL FORMULA:

C40H56

FORMULA WEIGHT:

536.88

HS CODE:

3204199000

SPECIFICATION:

Items

Specifications

Appearances

White crystalline powder or granular

Assay ( on dry basis) %

99.5-100.5

PH Value

5-7

Loss on drying %

≤0.2

Heavy Metals (Pb) mg/kg

≤1.0

Melting Range

119-123

Ash %

≤0.1

As, mg/kg

≤0.3

Reducing Sugars %

≤0.3

Ribitol and glycerol %

≤0.1

Count of bacteria cfu/g

≤300

Yeast and moulds cfu/g

≤100

Coliform MPN/100g

≤30

PACKAGING:

1KG,5KG or 25KG per packing or following customers' demands.

QUANTITY/CONTAINER:

20MT/20’FCL without pallets;18MT/20’FCL with pallets.

HANDLING&STORAGE:

Preserved in a cool and dry place and keep away from sunlight.