Canthaxanthin 10%, Canthaxanthine 20% CAS 517-78-3
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Product Name: Canthaxanthin 10%, Canthaxanthine 20% CAS 517-78-3
Synonyms: Canthaxanthine, Cantaxanthin, Cantaxanthine
CAS Number: 517-78-3
Characteristics: Purple to reddish-violet beedlets, with white spots of food starch
Assay: 10% min
KEYWORD: Canthaxanthin 10%, Canthaxanthin
Canthaxanthin is a trans-carotenoid pigment widely distributed in nature. The compound is used as an oral suntanning agent and as a food and drug coloring agent. Oral ingestion of the compound causes canthaxanthin retinopathy.
With the chemical name β-carotene-4,4’-dione; 4,4-dioxo-β-carotene, C40H52O2,
Canthaxanthin is known mainly as the natural pigment of the orange-yellow Chanterelle mushroom, but also occurs in various lower animals, some crustaceans, insects, fishes and birds. Besides its pigmentation properties, Canthaxanthin has various physiological functions and can be converted into vitamin A in case of deficiency.
Firstly, Canthaxanthin was isolated from a kind of edible mushroom in 1950’s. Since, Canthaxanthin substance has been found in sea trout, algae, daphnia, salmon, brine shrimp, and several species of flamingo. Besides the above natural sources, canthaxanthin can be synthetically manufactured from acetone. Canthaxanthin raw material, API are not soluble in ethanol and poorly soluble in other solvents. Canthaxanthin is chemically stable at pH 2-8, and it is sensitive to light and oxygen. Canthaxanthin is commercially available as a dry powder and a water-dispersible, dry beadlet composed of 10% colorant, gelatin, vegetable oil, sugar, starch, antioxidants, and preservatives.
Canthaxanthin belongs to a larger class of phytochemicals named terpenoids. However, in some countries, Canthaxanthin 10% is forbidden for usage.
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- Canthaxanthin 10% Feed Grade normally used for coloring poultry skin, feet and egg yolk.
- Canthaxanthin 10% Feed Grade van be used as antioxidant.
- Canthaxanthin 10% Feed Grade will improve animal immunity and reduce the incidence of disease
In food grade: food additive canthaxanthin
In feed grade: feed additive canthaxanthin
Main Functions and benefits:
1. Treating sun sensitivity caused by certain medications.
2. Treating itching caused by the sun
3. Causing artificial sun tanning.
4. Other conditions.
Canthaxanthin is used for egg yolk and broiler pigmentation as the red component of the yolk color. And in foods and cosmetics, Canthaxanthin may also play an important role to make the final color.
In beverage and pharmaceutical preparations, Canthaxanthin is also applied used as a colorant. It gives an orange-red to red color shade.
Canthaxanthin is a reddish-orange color additive used in tomato products, fruit drinks, sausage products and baked goods.
The color additive canthaxanthin may be safely used for coloring foods generally subject to the following regulations:
(1) the quantity of canthaxanthin may < 30mg/pound of solid or semisolid foods or per pint liquid.
(2) It may not be used to color foods for which standards of identity have been promulgated under section 401 of the act unless added color is authorized by such standards.
Canthaxanthin is not genotoxic by a weight of evidence analysis. Canthaxanthin can only be poorly absorbed from the animal gastrointestinal tract.
Once absorbed, Canthaxanthin will be eliminated from the plasma slowly.
Most Canthaxanthin will be transferred to fat tissue where remobilization is slow, even under conditions of rapid fat utilization. Although it can only be poorly absorbed, canthaxanthin, like other carotenoids, may be cleaved by cellular dioxygenase to form two identical fragments of 4-oxoretinal.
Storage: In the seal container away from moisture, oxygen, heat and light. Once the original package open, please use it quickly.
Shelf life: 3 years.
COA of Canthaxanthin 10%
Product Name: Canthaxanthin 10%
Purple to reddish-violet beedlets, with white spots of food starch
Loss on drying
At least 95% pass through No.20 sieve
Total viable bacteria count
Total moulds count
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