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Organic Marigold Flower Extract Lutein

Lutein is a carotenoid. Widespread in vegetables, fruits, flowers and other plants. Can be used as antioxidant and food coloring.
  • Lutein
  • Marigold Flower Extract
  • 5% - 80% Lutein
  • Orange Powder
  • 127-40-2
  • C40H56O2
  • ISO,Halal,Kosher
  • Healthcare, Cosmetics, Medicine
  • 2 Years
  • 25kg/Drum
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Lutein is a natural carotenoid, and zeaxanthin and zeaxanthin are isomers of each other. Both lutein and zeaxanthin are used as natural pigments because of their orange-red color.


Lutein is widely found in vegetables, fruits, flowers and other plants, and its chemical formula contains two ketone rings, which is the main pigment in the macular area of the human retina.


Our lutein products are isolated and extracted from marigold flowers in the flowering stage. The content of lutein is 5%-80%, which can be widely used in food colorants, health products, feed additives, etc.



NameLuteinCAS127-40-2
Molecular weight568.871EINECS204-840-0
Boiling point702.3 ℃Water solubleinsoluble in water
Melting point183 ℃Density0.9944 g/cm³
ApplicationMedicine, health care products, food, cosmetics, feed, etc.


Benefits OF Lutein


1.Protect your eyes

Lutein lipids in food produce lutein through the combined action of bile and pancreatic lipase in the small intestine, which is absorbed by the small intestinal mucosa. Lutein has the functions of filtering blue light, protecting the retina and antioxidant.


2. Improve immunity

Lutein is now ubiquitous in foods for infants and young children as a regular added nutrient.


3. Antioxidant


4. Feed additives

Lutein is used in chicken feed and can be redder in egg yolks.

COA of Lutein


Analysis

Specification

Result

Test method

Physical Description




Appearance

Orange-Red Powder

Orange-Red Powder

Visual

Odor

Characteristic

Characteristic

Organoleptic

Particle size

90% pass 80 mesh

90% pass 80 mesh

80 Mesh Screen

Chemical Tests




Assay (Lutein)

60.0% Min

60.15%

HPLC

Loss on drying

5.0% Max

1.82%

5g/105℃/2hrs

Ash Contents

5.0% Max

1.12%

2g/525℃/3hrs

Residual Solvents

50.0 ppm, Only Ethanol

<30.0 ppm

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Heavy metals

5.0 ppm Max

<3.0 ppm

AAS

Lead

3.0 ppm Max

<1.0 ppm

AAS

Arsenic

3.0 ppm Max

<1.0 ppm

AAS

Microbiology Control




Total Bacteria Count

1,000cfu/g Max

<280cfu/g

AOAC

Yeast & Mold

100cfu/g Max

<10cfu/g

AOAC

Coliform

30.0 MPN/g Max

<3.0 MPN/g

AOAC

Conclusion

Complies with the standards.

General Status

Non-GMO, ISO Certificated.

Function: Natural Pigment & Eye care & Antioxidant.

Packing and Storage

Packing: Pack in paper-carton and two plastic-bags inside.

Shelf life: 2 year when properly stored.

Storage: Store in a well-closed place with constant low temperature and no direct sun light.


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