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
Quality system
Accredited test method
Device types
Method expert
Niko Markkinen

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First sample (VAT 0):
232 €
Additional samples (VAT 0):
193 €per sample
If you have a large number of samples, contact us for a possible discount.

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