Marigold Extract

Botanical Source: Tagetes erecta L.

Part Used: Flower

Identification: A Ultraviolet-Visible Absorption   B HPLC

Assay: Lutein 5%, 10%, 20% 40%, 80% UV/HPLC

Zeaxanthin 5%, 10%, 30%, 50% HPLC

Ralated Products: Lutein Oil: 20% HPLC  Water Soluble Lutein: 5% HPLC


1.Used as feed additive in epidermal, subcutaneous fat and egg of chicken;

2.Used as colorant, used for age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma and cataract;

3.Used as AMD inhibitor, cataract inhibitor and eyes benefits.

Technical Data Sheet Of Marigold Extract

Product Name Marigold Extract
Botanical Source Tagetes erecta L.
Extraction Solvents Ethanol
Part Used Flower
Appearance Orange-red Powder or Yellow Fine Powder or Oil
Odor & Taste Characteristic
Identification A. Ultraviolet-Visible Absorption


Particle size 100%Through 80 mesh
Loss on Drying ≤5.0%
Residue on Ignition ≤2.0%
Heavy Metals ≤10ppm
Lead (Pb) ≤1.0ppm
Arsenic (As) ≤1.0ppm
Mercury (Hg) ≤0.1ppm
Cadmium (Cd) ≤1.0ppm
Pesticide Residues USP43<561>
Solvents Residue USP43<467>
Total Plate Count <1000cfu/g
Yeast & Mold <100cfu/g
E.coli Negative
Salmonella Negative
Lutein 5.0% to 80.0%
Zeaxanthin 5.0% to 20%
Storage conditions In Tight, Light-resistant and Dry Place. Avoid Direct Sunshine
Shelf life 24 months under the conditions above and in its original packaging.
Statements Non-Irradiated, Non-GMO, Non-Allergen
Packaging 25KG/Drum