Carotenoid analysis package

Carotenoids are pigments present in various food products either naturally or as additives, for example as food colorants.

This test package includes the determination of the following carotenoids:

  • Apocarotenal (trans-β-apo-8'-carotenal) [CAS: 1107-26-2]

  • Astaxanthin [CAS: 472-61-7]

  • β-carotene [CAS: 7235-40-7]

  • Canthaxanthin [CAS: 514-78-3]

  • Citranaxanthin [CAS: 3604-90-8]

  • Ethyl 8'-apo-beta,psi-carotenoate [CAS: 1109-11-1]

  • Lutein [CAS: 127-40-2]

  • Lycopene [CAS: 502-65-8]

  • Zeaxanthin [CAS: 144-68-3]

  • Sum of non-identified xanthophylls

  • Total sum of carotenoids

Suitable sample matrices
Food, feed, and supplements
Required sample quantity
150 g
Typical turnaround time
2 weeks after receiving the samples
Detection limit
LOQ 0.3 mg/kg
Available quality systems
Accredited test method
Device types

Pricing and online order

First sample (Excl. VAT):
232 €
Additional samples (Excl. VAT):
193 €per sample
Large batches of samples are eligible for discounts.

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