beta-Carotene is a red/orange pigment abundant in plants and fruits. It is mainly used as food colouring, in order to add pigment to things.
Available in 1%, 10%, and 20% (Powder and Beadlets)
Country of Origin: India
Characteristic Typical Analysis
- Description: Red/orange powder
- Loss on Drying: NMT 5%
- Bulk Density: 0.3 – 0.8 gm/ml
- Particle Size: 100% pass through 40 mesh
- Heavy Metals: NMT 10 ppm
- Lead: NMT 3 ppm
- Arsenic: NMT 1 ppm
- Cadmium: NMT 0.5 ppm
- Mercury: NMT 0.5 ppm
Storage: Stored in the unopened original packing at ambient temperature (Max. 30°C) in a dry place, the product is stable for at least 36 months. Carotenes are sensitive to light, heat and oxygen and need to be stored in a light proof and airtight container. If opened for usage, to be re-packed under nitrogen to avoid oxidation.