Food and Drug Regulations
B.06.022 [S]. ß-Carotene shall be the food colour chemically known as ß-carotene that is manufactured synthetically and shall conform to the following specifications:
(a) one per cent solution in chloroform clear;
(b) loss of weight on drying not more than 0.2 per cent;
(c) residue on ignition not more than 0.2 per cent; and
(d) assay (spectrophotometric) 96 to 101 per cent.
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