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Astaxanthin Oil

Astaxanthin is a keto carotenoid with strong antioxidant capacity


Astaxanthin is a chain-breaking antioxidant. It has strong antioxidant capacity, can remove nitrogen dioxide, sulfide, disulfide, etc., can also reduce lipid peroxidation, and effectively inhibit lipid peroxidation caused by free radicals. At the same time, astaxanthin has many physiological functions such as inhibiting tumor occurrence, enhancing immunity, and removing free radicals in the body. It has a good therapeutic effect on skin cancer caused by ultraviolet rays, and also has a preventive effect on eye diseases caused by diabetes. It has broad application prospects in health products, medicine, cosmetics, food additives and aquaculture.

Analytes / Units Standard Requirement Results Individual Decision
Characteristics Dark red oily viscous liquid, no coke, corruption and other peculiar smell, no smell, no visible impurities Dark red oily viscous liquid, no peculiar smell, no visible impurities Qualified
Astaxanthin ≥10 10.21 Qualified
Moisture% ≤5.0 0.07 Qualified
Ash (%) ≤5.0 0.01 Qualified
Leadmg/kg ≤1.0 Not detected Qualified
Arsenicmg/kg ≤1.0 0.612 Qualified
Mercurymg/kg ≤0.1 Not detected Qualified
Cadmiummg/kg ≤1.0 0.004 Qualified
Aerobic colony countCFU /g ≤1000 150 Qualified
ColiformsMPN/g ≤0.92 Not detected Qualified
Mould(CFU /g ≤25 10 Qualified
YeastCFU /g ≤25 10 Qualified
Salmonella /25g Not detectable Not detected Qualified
S.Aureus,Shigella   Not detectable Not detected Qualified
Detection conclusion  Qualified

Functions and Applications

1. Applied in food field, it is mainly used as food additives for pigment and health care.  
2. Applied in animal feeds field, it is used as an new animal feed additive to impart coloration, including farm-raised salmon and egg yolks.     
3. Applied in pharmaceutical field, it is mainly used to prevent cancer and anti-oxidant.  
4. Applied in cosmetic field, it is mainly used to Antioxidant and UV protection.

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