CAS# 7235-40-7


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.

CAS# 7235-40-7

Food Additive

Available in 1%, 10%, and 20% (Powder and Beadlets)

Country of Origin: India

Packaging: 25kg 

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.

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