Belonging to carotene, is a kind of oily liquid refined from chilies under the process of making granulation, precritical extraction, concentration, removing the spicy and other crafts. Its main components are capsanthin and capsorubin.
General Standard: 100,000cu (oil-soluble), 120,000cu (oil-soluble),
20,000cu (water-soluble), 40,000cu (water-soluble)
Special Standard: According to customers’ requirement
100,000cu (oil-soluble), Specification:
Colour Value: 100,000 CU min
Absorbance ratio: 0.980 min
Capsaicin: 0.02 max
Arsenic: 3 ppm max
Heavy Metals (as pb): 10ppm max
Residue after centrifugation (%): 1%max
Residual Solvent: 25 ppm max.
Mainly used in food industries like instant-noodles, biscuits, baked foods, canned-foods, desserts and chili sauced meat, cosmetics and high-grade animal feeds and so on.
Characteristics: dark red oily liquid, soluble in organic solvents like oils, vegetable oil, ethanol, ethyl acetate, Insoluble in water; stable under light, heat and PH value is stable.
The product quality index is in line with the relevant standards of GB10783-1996 and FAO/WHO.
Storage and validity:
Protect from light and heat, store in dark, cool, airproof and dry conditions. Validity is 12 months.