Beta Carotene


  • Min.Order Quantity: 1000KGS
  • Supply Ability: 10000 MTs per Month
  • Port: Main Port of China
  • Payment Terms: L/C,D/A,D/P,T/T
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    Introduction

    Beta-carotene is the molecule that gives carrots their orange colour.It is part of a family of chemicals called the carotenoids, which are found in many fruit and vegetables, as well as some animal products such as egg yolks. Biologically, beta-carotene is most important as the precursor of vitamin A.It also has anti-oxidant properties and may help in preventing cancer and other diseases.
    Beta Carotene is also known as a provitamin because it can be converted in our body into vitamin A after oxidative cleavage by beta-carotene 15, 150-dioxygenase. In plants, beta-carotene, acts as an anti-oxidant and neutralizes singlet oxygen radicals formed during photosynthesis.

    Specification

    Item Specification Result
    Basic Product Information Daucus carrot
    Genus and Species Conform
    Part of the Plant Fruit Conform
    Country of Origin China Conform
    Marker Compounds
    Assay(Beta-carotene) 10% 10.25%
    Organoleptic Data
    Appearance Powder Conform
    Color Light yellow Conform
    Odor Characteristic Conform
    Taste Characteristic Conform
    Process Data
    Method of Processing Extraction Conform
    Solvent(s) Used Ethanol Conform
    Excipient None Conform
    Drying Method Spray drying Conform
    Physical Characteristics
    Particle Size (80 mesh) 98.0%pass 80mesh Conform
    Moisture <4% 2.06%
    Ash Content <4% 1.83%
    Solvent Residue Eur Pharm Conform
    Heavy Metals
    Total Heavy Metals <10 ppm Conform
    Arsenic <1.0 ppm Conform
    Lead <1.0 ppm Conform
    Mercury <0.5 ppm Conform
    Pesticide Residue
    666 <0.2ppm Conform
    DDT <0.2ppm Conform
    Microbiology
    Total Plate Count <1,000cfu/g 365cfu/g
    Total Yeast & Mold <100cfu/g 70cfu/g
    E. Coli Negative Negative
    Salmonella Negative Negative

    Application

    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.Beta Carotene is converted into vitamin A in the body 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.

     


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