Beta Tab 20% S

    DESCRIPTION

    FormulaC40H56
    Chemical nameβ, β-carotene; 1,18-(3,7,12,16-tetranethyl-1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15,17-octadecanonaen-1,18-diyl)-bis-(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohexene)

    Synonyms: β-carotene
    AppearanceFree flowing particles
    Composition
    (Ingredients)
    β-carotene (USP-FCC/Ph. Eur.), modified food starch from maize, corn starch from maize, glucose syrup from maize, sodium ascorbate, dl-alpha-tocopherol.
    CAS No.7235-40-7
    EINECS No.230-636-6
    E numberE 160a
    Dispersibility
    (in water)
    dispersible
    Molecular weight536.85g/mol

    SPECIFICATIONS

    Content
    (β-carotene)
    Min 20 %
    ColourVisual assessment: reddish brown
    Colour intensity of aqueous solution: Min 140
    Loss on dryingMax 8 %
    Mesh Sizethrough no. 20: 100%
    through no. 40: min 85%
    through no 100 max 15%
    Shelf life3 years

    MICROBIOLOGICAL

    YeastsMax 10 cfu/g
    MouldsMax 10 cfu/g
    Staphylococcus aureusNegative/10g
    Pseudomonas aeruginosaNegative/10g
    Salmonella
    (spp)
    Negative/25g
    Escherichia ColiNegative/10g
    EnterobacteriaceaeMax 10 cfu/g
    Aerobic countMax 10 cfu/g


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    This specification has been last modified on Tue 14 August 2012 (1228)

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