Beta Carotene 10% CWS Powder

    DESCRIPTION

    Carotene 10% WSC is a powder containing 10% Beta Carotene with an orange colour. The particles are dispersed in an oil solution of Beta Carotene mixed within a matrix of acacia gum, dextrin, corn syrup, and vegetable oil. DL-alpha-tocopherol and ascorbyl palmitate are used as antioxidents.

    AppearanceOrange Powder
    DispersibilityDispersible in water, yeilding an orange colour. A stock solution can be made by slowly adding the desired amount of powder to 10-15 times its weight of warm or cold water with stirring
    Directions of useAn orange colouring agent for food and pharmaceutical products.

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Assay
    (Beta Carotene Content)
    Min 10 %
    Colour
    (intensity aqueous solution)
    A(1%, 1cm) at max: Min 20
    Purity
    (Microbiological)
    Corresponds
    Heavy metalsMax 10 ppm
    ArsenicMax 3 ppm
    Loss on dryingMax 5 %
    Mesh Size
    (Fineness - US standard sieve)
    Min 95 % through #200
    Storage
    (and Stability)
    Sensitive to air, heat, humidity and light. Store in unopened original containers at a temperature below 15°C. Contents should be used shortly after opening.
    Shelf life24 months from date of manufacture


    Direct Food Ingredients will ensure that any material supplied this specification will confirm to the above physical and chemical properties. However, we have no control over the use of the material and can accept no responsibility for problems caused by the customer's failure to ensure the material supplied is suitable for the intended use.

    This specification has been last modified on Fri 4 November 2011 (772)

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