Project Description

Product Name Beta-Carotene
CAS No. 7235-40-7
Molecular Formula: C40H56
Einecs 230-636-6
Synonyms Cyclohexene, 1,1′-(3,7,12,16-tetramethyl-1,3,5,7,9,11,13,15,17-octadecanonaene-1,18-diyl)bis[2,6,6-trimethyl-, (all-E)-;Karotin;Kpmk;Lucaratin;Natural yellow 26;naturalyellow26;Provatene;Serlabo
All Items Description
COLOR red to purple
SOLUBILITY Soluble in carbon disulfide, benzene, chloroform, veg. oils
APPEARANCE White or whitelike powder
WATER SOLUBILITY Soluble in hexane, dimethyl sulfoxide, benzene, chloroform, cyclohexane. Insoluble in water.
STABILITY Stable, but sensitive to air, heat and light. Store at -20C under nitrogen. Pyrophoric – may ignite spontaneously in air at room temperature.



It is a strongly-coloured red-orange pigment abundant in plants and fruits. It is an organic compound and chemically is classified as a hydrocarbon and specifically as a terpenoid (isoprenoid), reflecting its derivation from isoprene units. It is a member of the carotenes, which are tetraterpenes, synthesized biochemically from eight isoprene units and thus having 40 carbons. Pandachem as a leading food additives and food ingredients supplier in China, we can provide you with high quality Beta Carotene.


antioxidant; provitamin A


It is one of the popular food additives and ingredients in most countries, As a professional Beta Carotene supplier and manufacturer, Pandachem International Corporation has been supplying and exporting Beta Carotene from China for many years, please be assured to buy Beta Carotene at Pandachem. Any inquiries and problems please feel free to send emails to us via, we will reply you within 1 working day.

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