|Product name:||Astaxanthin powder|
|Molecular Formula:||C40H52O4 |
|CAS No.: ||472-61-7|
Astaxanthin powder is a free-flowing dark ref to purplish red powder. It is insoluble in water, soluble in most organic solvents. Astaxanthin is a bright red color with strong pigment deposition ability. As a functional pigment, fish and birds absorb and accumulate astaxanthin much more efficiently than other carotenoids such as keratin, lutein and zeaxanthin.
Astaxanthin is an effective antioxidant with anti-proliferative, neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory activities and can be used to treat various diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases. It is also used as colorant for animal feed due to its bright red color.
|Appearance ||Free-flowing dark red to purplish red powder|
|Loss on drying||≤8.0%|
|Total Plate Count||≤1000cfu/g|
|Yeast & Mold||≤100cfu/g|
|E. coli||≤30 MPN/100g|
25kg/ drum or as customer requirements.
Stored in a cool dry place, protected from light, heat and oxygen.