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Lutein (Xanthophyll)


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Carotenoid derivative extracted from marigold, used as an antioxidant, and can prevent many diseases, including cancer. It can also used as coloring agent in many kinds of foods, cosmetics, tobacco and medicine.
Catalog #L7499
Solubility Readily soluble in ethanol, acetone, insoluble in water.
Heavy Metals (Pb) 0.001%
Loss on Drying 5%
Arsenic 0.0002%
Lead 0.0002%
Microbial Plate Count 1000cfu/g
Yeast and Mold 100cfu/g
Salmonella and E. coli 100cfu/g
CAS Number127-40-2
Molecular FormulaC40H56O2
Molecular Weight568.85
FormDark brown or orange powder
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological.

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