Product name: Beta-carotene, Salt Algae Extract
Botanical name: Daucus carota Linn
Appearance: Red Orange Crystals/powder
Specifications: Beta-Carotene Powder 1% 2% 10% 20%
96% crystallized powder
Beta-Carotene Beadlets 5% 10%
Beta-Carotene CWD 5% 10%
Beta-Carotene Oil Suspension
Beta-Carotene Emulsion 2% 5%
Test Method: HPLC
Active ingredient: Beta Carotene
Melting point:176-184 °C
Boiling point:654.7 °C
CAS No.: 7235-40-7
Chemical Formula: C40H56
Beta carotene is the molecule that gives carrots their orange colour. Beta carotene 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.
Beta carotene 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.
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.In the body, beta carotene is converted into vitamin A 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.
Beta carotene is recognized to have functions of anti-oxidation, anti-tumor, caducity resistance,
etc., for instance,beta carotene can improve immunity of AIDS patients.
Besides caducity resistance and immunity improvement,beta carotene is also an important pigment
and confirmed as nutritious food additive. Beta carotenecan be used as intensifying agent for lipid
foods such as margarine salad oil and benne oil to help beta carotene absorption by human body.
Beta carotene's extractives contain abundant amino acid, vitamin, natural wet factor, microelement
and other bioactive substances, and cosmetics (lipstick, kermes, etc.) added with beta carotene
present natural and full color and luster and protect skin.
Beta carotene can improve growth rate and flesh quality of animals, reproductivity of cattle, horse
and pig, color and luster of red fish and shrimp, and darken color of bird's egg.
Package: Packed in Paper-Drum and two pieces of plastic bag inside.
N.W.: 25kg/ drum. 1kg, 5kg,10kg with vacuumed bag also can be supplied
Storage condition: Sealed in well-closed container and avoid moisture and light.
Shelf life: Two years according to storage condition.