beta-carotene (CAS. #:7235-40-7)
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2.2 Product Name: (Beta) -carotene
Product Category: Feed additives
Name: (Beta) -carotene
Other name: provitamin A
Molecular formula: C40H56
Molecular weight: 536.88
Physicochemical Property: Purple or red crystal fine powder without smell or flavor. When exposed to light, heat or air, it changes into light color. It is soluble in carbon disulfide, benzene and chloroform, or slightly soluble in diethyl ether, oil ether and cyclohexane.
Usage: (Beta) -carotene is able to be decomposed into diad Vitamin A. Hence VA protomer. It is indispensable to the propagation and metoarion mechanism of the animal; therefore, it is chiefly used as a feed additive for the supplement of Vitamin A.
Package: Store in a light-free closed container, vacuumed or nitrogen-filled. Use up as soon as possible after unpacking to avoid oxidization or deterioration from heat and wet.
Storage & transportation: Store in a light-free, cool and dry place and prevent it from heat and wet to avoid oxidization. Do not transport with any harmful and contaminating substances or oxides.
Storage life: 12 months