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Synonyms: beta,beta-Carotene; Carotene; Solatene; trans-beta-Carotene

Molecular formula:C40H56

Molecular weight:536.88

Assay:10%,20%,30%80% etc

Quality Standards:USP30

Beta-Carotene contains not less than 10.0 percent and not more than 98.0 percent of C40H56.

Characteristic:Dark red or dark red, shiny side of the ramp hexahedral or crystalline powder.

Melting point: 183

Alpha:105°(c=0.8, EtOH 25°C)

Solubility: Soluble in carbon disulfide, benzene and chloroform. Do not dissolve in water, propylene glycol, glycerin, almost insoluble methanol and ethanol.

Function and Usage:

Beta-carotene is an antioxidant and therefore may offer some protection against certain cancers and other diseases. and it is a naturally occurring substance present in green and yellow fruits and vegetables. In the body, beta-carotene is converted into vitamin A and is used as a vitamin supplement to prevent or treat vitamin A deficiency. Beta-carotene can help prevent or treat reactions to the sun in some specific groups of patients.