Octacosanol is a long-chain saturated fatty alcohol found in most plants. Its commercial production is mainly done by the extraction from rice bran or sugar cane wax.
Octacosanol enhances physical endurance and exercise performance. Also its functionality of lowering cholesterol is well recognized scientifically.
HydroCosanol™ is a solubilized octacosanol product generated by the HydroParticle™ technology. It is easily dispersible in water, so it can be conveniently used for various types of foods including beverages. In case HydroCosanol™ is used for dietary supplements it will enhance the bioavailability of octacosanol.
Appearance White powder
Octacosanol content m.t. 20 %
Loss on drying n.m.t. 5 %
Heavy metals n.m.t. 10 ppm
Total microbial count n.m.t. 1000 cfu/g
Yeast & mold n.m.t. 100 cfu/g
Salmonella & E.Coli Negative
Packaging : Units of 1kg, 5kg and 10kg
Shelf life : 24 months stored in a cool and dry place