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Chemical Canthaxanthin

Name Canthaxanthin
CAS Type 1 Name beta,beta-Carotene-4,4'-dione
Equivalent Terms Canthaxanthine | Carophyll Red | C.I. 40850 | Food Orange 8 | Orobronze | Roxanthin Red 10
CAS Registry Number 514-78-3
Definition A trans-carotenoid pigment widely distributed in nature. The compound is used as an oral suntanning agent and as a food and drug coloring agent. Oral ingestion of the compound causes canthaxanthin retinopathy.
Structure Canthaxanthin
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MeSH® ID D016644
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