Technical Data
Lutein (Xanthophyll)
Biochemicals Storage: -20CShipping: Blue Ice
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.

Solubility: Readily soluble in ethanol, acetone, insoluble in water.
Purity: ~98%
Heavy Metals (Pb): 0.002%
Residue of Solvent: 0.005%
Arsenic: 0.0002%
Mercury: 0.0002%

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Important Note: This 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.
US Biological application reference: Bu, P and Wan, Y.-J. Y. (2007) BMC Cancer 7:236.

Intended for research use only. Not for use in human, therapeutic, or diagnostic applications.