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Importance of Heavy Metal Controls in Astaxanthin Production

Format: PDF file | Document type: White / Technical Paper
Related applications: Antioxidants/carotenoids , Healthy aging

Warnings about the negative effects of heavy metals in foods, beverages, and dietary supplements have been in the media for years. Informed consumers are apprehensive about these safety concerns, and want evidence that the products they consume are safe. Metals such as arsenic, cadmium, lead, and mercury pose a threat to human health.

Therefore, both finished products and their ingredients should be routinely screened for these metals, and their associated compounds. Download this whitepaper to learn more about the impact that heavy metals can have on human health and global water quality, and why heavy metal controls are so important in microalgae cultivation and astaxanthin production.

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