(2% beta-carotene water solution).
Empirical formula: С40Н56
Molecular weight: 536.9 g/mol
Chemical denomination: β- Carotene
Synonyms: Provitamin А
Water solution of red or reddish-brown colour with a faint odour of boiled carrot. The solution contains beta-carotene, Vitamin E, Vitamin C and water.
Beta-carotene is sensitive to atmospheric oxygen and daylight (UV-light) exposure.
Quantitative content of beta-carotene is min 2%.
Microbial purity: according to specification.
Conforms to the manufacturer’s specification.
Conforms to the Unified Sanitary Epidemiological and Hygienic Requirements for Goods Subject to Sanitary and Epidemiological Supervision.
Meets the requirements of the European Pharmacopoeia “Beta-carotene” and monograph of the Food Chemicals Codex “β-carotene”, as well as purity requirements of the Directive 2008/128/ЕС (Е160а).
Beta-carotene is applied as a natural FCF and a source of provitamin A, vitamin E and C to fortify food, food products, specialized products and drinks with these micronutrients.
May be used as a coloring agent for preparation of confectionery, pasta, mayonnaise, dairy products, cheese, ice-cream and other food products.
Lead – 0,015 mg/kg
Cadmium – <0,005 mg/kg
Arsenium – <0,05 mg/kg
Mercury – <0,01 mg/kg
Storage conditions and shelf life (exp.):
Store in the original packaging in a dry, cool, shadowed place at a temperature of 5°С to 20ºС. The shelf life is 24 months from the date of manufacture.