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Beta-carotene effectively prevents and controls the production of free radicals and also reduces free radical reactions and restrict oxidative/free radicals-induced damage. Major carotenoids include beta-carotene (45-80%), alpha-carotene (15-40%) and gamma-carotene (2-10%). Provides excellent emollient, conditioning and antioxidant properties.


Molecular weight: 536.8726 g/mol


CAS: 7235-40-7


INCI: beta-carotene




“UV light, beta-carotene and human skin--beneficial and potentially harmful effects”- Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, May 2001, Pages:1-6


“β-Carotene and other carotenoids in protection from sunlight”- The American Journal of  Clinical Nutrition, November 2012;, Pages: 1179S-184S


“In vivo β-carotene skin permeation modulated by Nanostructured Lipid Carriers”- International Journal of Pharmaceutics, March 2021, 120322

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