beta-Carotene
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beta-Carotene
Alias
beta-Carotene, all-trans-
CI 75130
Food Orange 5
beta Carotene
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Hydrocarbon
CAS No.
7235-40-7
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C40H56
Molecular Weight: 536.87
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: purple or red solid.
Solubility: insoluble in water.
Stability: stable. easily oxidized.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent anti-oxidizing, UV absorbing, dispersing abilities. natural dye. Vitamin A precursors.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
Actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Use as dye. eg: food, personal care products.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.
Use as antioxidant.
Antioxidant, UV absorbing agent in personal care products.
Manufacturers
 
Update: 20130918(1);

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