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Lutein Count:673 Date:8/25/2016 1:03:43 AM
Other Name: Lutein, E 161b LUTEIN, Mixed Carotenoids, Xanthophylls

Lutein is obtained by solvent extraction of the natural strains of edible fruits and plants, grass, lucerne (alfalfa ) and tagetes erecta. The main colouring principle consists of carotenoids of which lutein and its fatty acid esters account for the major part. Variable amounts of carotenes will also be present. Lutein may contain fats, oils and waxes naturally occurring in the plant material. Only the following solvents may be used for the extraction: methanol, ethanol, propan-2-ol, hexane, acetone, methyl ethyl ketone, dichloromethane and carbon dioxide

Lutein
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Product Name E 161b LUTEIN
Synonyms Mixed Carotenoids, Xanthophylls
Definition Lutein is obtained by solvent extraction of the natural strains of edible fruits and plants, grass, lucerne (alfalfa ) and tagetes erecta. The main colouring principle consists of carotenoids of which lutein and its fatty acid esters account for the major part. Variable amounts of carotenes will also be present. Lutein may contain fats, oils and waxes naturally occurring in the plant material. Only the following solvents may be used for the extraction: methanol, ethanol, propan-2-ol, hexane, acetone, methyl ethyl ketone, dichloromethane and carbon dioxide
Class Carotenoid
Colour Index No 75300
Einecs 204-840-0
Chemical names 3,3 ' -dihydroxy-d-carotene
Chemical formula C40H56O2
Molecular weight 568,88
Identification Maximum in chloroform/ethanol ( 10 + 90) at ca 445 nm
Description Dark, yellowish brown liquid
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Parameters Limits (COMMISSION DIRECTIVES 95 /45/EC)
Assay Content of total colouring matter not less than 4 % calculated as lutein
E 1% 1cm 2 550 at ca 445 nm in in chloroform/ethanol ( 10 + 90) or in 1 cm
hexane/ethanol/acetone ( 80 + 10 + 10 )
Purity
Heavy Metals (As Pb) NMT 40ppm
Lead NMT 10ppm
Arsenic NMT 3ppm
Cadmium NMT 1ppm
Mercury NMT 1ppm
Residual Solvents
Ethylacetate Not more than 50 mg/kg, singly or in combination
Acetone
n-butanol
Methanol
Ethanol
Hexane
Dichloromethane not more than 10 mg/kg
Residual Pesticides Complying with EC No. 396/2005

Additional InformationLutein, E 161b LUTEIN, Mixed Carotenoids, Xanthophylls, 叶黄素, Plant Extract Manufacturer

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Genetic Modification Status GMO Free
Country of Origin China PR
Cultivated or wild crafted Cultivated
Package 20kg/drum
Storage Condition Store in tight, light-resistant containers, and avoid exposure to direct sunlight and excessive heat.
Shelf Life 24 months if properly stored

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