||Lycopene||5-90% Lycopene||grams to kilograms|
Lycopene is abundant in red tomatos, it also consists in watermelon, pumpkin, plum, persimmon, pepper, peach, pawpaw, mango, guava, grape, grapefruit, red-berry, cloud-berry, orange and so on, the leaves of tea and the root of radish, carrot, cabbage. It imparts red colour of those fruits.
Lycopene is a proven antioxidant. Antioxidants neutralize free radicals, which may damage the body's cells. Lycopene may help prevent prostate cancer and some other forms of cancer, heart disease, and other serious diseases.
|Molecular formula:||open-chain unsaturated carotenoid|
|Appearance||Dark red needle like crystal|
|Solubility||Unsolvable in water, sparingly in carbinol, ethanol, soluble in aether, own alkane, acetone, easily soluble in chloroform, benzene, sulphurate carbons.|
|Heavy metal||≤ 10 ppm|
Total plate count
|E-coil||Negative in 1 gr|
|Salmonclla||Negative in 20 gr|
|Yeast & mould||≤ 1000 cfu/g|
|Storage||Refrigerate or freeze|
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