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Lutein (Xanthophyll)

Lutein (Xanthophyll) is extracted from Marigold. Stanford Chemicals has been providing quality Lutein (Xanthophyll) and many other natural plant extracts for over 25 years.

SKU HE3017 Category

Lutein (Xanthophyll) Safety Tips

Handling of Lutein (Xanthophyll) should only be performed by personnel trained and familiar with handling of potent active pharmaceutical ingredients. Moderate to severe irritant to the skin and eyes.


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Product Name

Lutein (Xanthophyll)



Molecular Formula


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Botanical Source



20% HPLC, 80% HPLC


Yellow powder


25 kg/drum


Stored in cool & dry places, protected from direct sunlight and heat.

Shelf Life

2 years


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