Lutein (Marigold Extract)


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1.Quick Details

CAS No: 127-40-2

HS Code: 1302199099

BOTANICAL NAME: Tagetes Erecta L.

INCI Name: Lutein

Raw Material: :Marigold Flower

Color: orange to orange-red powder

Extraction Type:Solvent Extraction

Grade: Pharm & Food Grade

Packaging: 1kg/double layer vacuum aluminum foil bag, or 25kg/drum

Shelf life:2years

2. Introduction

Lutein is aliased as lutein, carotenoids, carotenol, plant lutein, nucleus, marigold, and plant lutein.

What is Natural marigold lutein,lutein zeaxanthin ?

Marigold is an annual herb. Origin inMexico, currently in China's Heilongjiang,Jilin,Inner Mongolia,Shanxi,Yunnan and other places have large-scale cultivation. We produce all raw materials used in marigold planting base from Yunnan. Endemic soil and light conditions, making Marigold with fast growth, long flowering period, high yield and good quality, ensure a steady supply of raw materials, production of high yield, low production costs.

Lutein also known as plant progesterone,is a natural pigment widely present in the banana ,kiwi,corn and marigold. Lutein is a kind of  carotenoid . Lutein have very complex structures,currently can not be synthesized by manual . Lutein can be only extract  from plants. Lutein after extract  has very important application in the field of food and health.  Because the human body can not produce lutein.So we can only In food intake or additional supplementary,so more and more attention has been paid. Lutein can protect eyesight,it is a good food colorant,can regulate blood lipids,has the role of blockage of the arteries,and can fight cancer.

Lutein is a natural part of human diet when fruits and vegetables are consumed. For individuals lacking sufficient lutein intake, lutein-fortified foods are available, or in the case of elderly people with a poorly absorbing digestive system, a sublingual spray is available. As early as 1996, lutein has been incorporated into dietary supplements. While no recommended daily allowance currently exists for lutein as for other nutrients, positive effects have been seen at dietary intake levels of 6–10 mg/day. Lutein, a potent antioxidant, is used to prevent severe visual loss in patients with early age-related macular degeneration (AMD), but its effect on I/R insult is unclear.

Lutein is also used as a food colouring agent and nutrient supplement (food additive) in a wide range of baked goods and baking mixes, beverages and beverage bases, breakfast cereals, chewing gum, dairy product analogs, egg products, fats and oils, frozen dairy desserts and mixes, gravies and sauces, soft and hard candy, infant and toddler foods, milk products, processed fruits and fruit juices, soups and soup mixes in levels ranging from 2 to 330 mg/kg.


3. Specifications

Item

Specification

Appearance

Orange yellow powder

Total Carotenoids

10

Lutein(HPLC)

10

Zeaxanthin

1.1

Other

single

impurities

1%

Loss on Drying

6%

Residue on Ignition

1%

Particle Size

95%

N-hexane

50mg/kg

Heavy Metals

10mg/kg

Lead

1mg/kg

Arsenic

1mg/kg

Mercury

0.1mg/kg

Cadmium

1mg/kg

hygiene

standard

Total Plate Count

1000cfu/g

TotalYeast&Mold

100cfu/

Coli Group

3mpn/g

Staphylococcus

Negative

4. Application

(1)Applied in food field, it is mainly used as food additives for colorant and nutrient.

(2)Applied in pharmaceutical field, it is mainly used in vision care products to alleviate visual fatigue, reduce incidence of AMD, retinitispigmentosa (RP), cataract, retinopathy, myopia, floaters, and glaucoma.

(3)Applied in cosmetics, it is mainly used to whitening, anti-wrinkle and UV protection.

(4)Applied in feed additive, it is mainly used in feed additive for laying hens and table poultry to improve the color of egg yolk and chicken. Make high commercial value fishes more attactive, such as salmon, trout and spectacular fish.

5. Storage

Stored in unopened containers and stored in a room temperature environment, shelf life of up to 24 months.Avoid light, heat, oxygen exposure and humid environment. Once opened, please use as soon as possible.

6. Conditions of Transport

According to IATA DGR,this product can be classified asNOT RESTRICTED.




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