LUTEIN FROM TAGETES ERECTA

General Information


Synonyms: BO-XAN, VEGETABLE LUTEIN
Chemical Names: beta,epsilon-CAROTENE-3,3'-DIOL; ALL-trans-LUTEIN; 4’,5’-DIDEHYDRO-5’,6’-DIHYDRO-beta,beta-CAROTENE-3,3’-DIOL (LUTEIN)
INS: 161b(i)
Functional Class:
  • Food Additives
    • COLOUR
    • NUTRIENT_SUPPLEMENT

Evaluations


Evaluation year: 2004
ADI: 0-2 mg/kg bw
Comments: Group ADI for lutein from Tagetes erecta and synthetic zeaxanthin
Report: TRS 928-JECFA 63/23
Tox Monograph: FAS 54-JECFA 63/49
Specification: COMPENDIUM ADDENDUM 12/FNP 52 Add. 12/35. N; FAO JECFA Monographs 1 vol.2/279