Astaxanthin

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Product Description

Product

Astaxanthin

CAS

472-61-7

Formula
C40H52O4
Synonym
3,3'-dihydroxy-ß-carotene-4,4'-dione; 3,3'-Dihydroxy-beta,beta-carotene-4,4'-dione

Typical Product Specifications

Stability
In its original packing, this product will keep its properties for over 36 months at 4C below.
Ash
<= 1%
Heavy Metals
<= 10 ppm (USP method)
Total Molds and Yeasts (per g)
<= 100 cfu/g
Staphylococcus aureus
Negative
Appearance
Dark red viscous oleoresin
Solubility
Lipid soluble
Cadmium
<= 0.5 ppm
Salmonella
Negative
Readily Soluble
in pyridine, from which it can be crystallized by addition of water
Assay
>= 5%
Pb
<= 2 ppm
As
<= 1 ppm
Hg
<= 0.1 ppm
Total Plate Count
<= 1000 cfu/g
E Coli
Negative
Content
Natural Astaxanthin extracted from H.pluvalis by supercritical CO2 extraction
Moisture
<= 5% (Karl Fischer)
Melting Point
182-183 c
Molecular weight
596.85
Notes

Astaxanthin is a carotenoid that can be found most abundantly within a green microalgae known as Haematococcus pluvialis. Astaxanthin is most commonly used as an anti-oxidant for different health applications and as a supplement believed to give pain relief. It is also used in the process for coloring animal and fish foods.

Use: SKIN CONDITIONING

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Product Description

Product

Astaxanthin

CAS

472-61-7

Formula
C40H52O4
Synonym
3,3'-dihydroxy-ß-carotene-4,4'-dione; 3,3'-Dihydroxy-beta,beta-carotene-4,4'-dione

Typical Product Specifications

Stability
In its original packing, this product will keep its properties for over 36 months at 4C below.
Ash
<= 1%
Heavy Metals
<= 10 ppm (USP method)
Total Molds and Yeasts (per g)
<= 100 cfu/g
Staphylococcus aureus
Negative
Appearance
Dark red viscous oleoresin
Solubility
Lipid soluble
Cadmium
<= 0.5 ppm
Salmonella
Negative
Readily Soluble
in pyridine, from which it can be crystallized by addition of water
Assay
>= 5%
Pb
<= 2 ppm
As
<= 1 ppm
Hg
<= 0.1 ppm
Total Plate Count
<= 1000 cfu/g
E Coli
Negative
Content
Natural Astaxanthin extracted from H.pluvalis by supercritical CO2 extraction
Moisture
<= 5% (Karl Fischer)
Melting Point
182-183 c
Molecular weight
596.85
Notes

Astaxanthin is a carotenoid that can be found most abundantly within a green microalgae known as Haematococcus pluvialis. Astaxanthin is most commonly used as an anti-oxidant for different health applications and as a supplement believed to give pain relief. It is also used in the process for coloring animal and fish foods.

Use: SKIN CONDITIONING

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