Dunaliella salina
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Dunaliella salina

  • beta-Carotene 2%, 2-3% or 4-6%.

Delivery time
3-5 weeks
Quality by Alganex

Why is beta-carotene important?

Beta-carotene is an important provitamin as a precursor of vitamin A and, as an antioxidant, catches free radicals that can lead to cell damage.

Typical applications: Dunaliella salina

Creams enriched with beta-carotene from Dunaliella protect the skin from sunburn and reduce the risk of skin cancer. Using such a cream not only protects from external influences, but also regenerates the skin and gives it a healthy complexion.

The day cream of Dr. Sea Oil-Free Moisturizing Cream Cucumber & Dunaliella Extracts thus moisturizes and protects the skin especially in air-conditioned and heated rooms.

typical applications for Dunaliella salina  Powder

Typical applications

  • Dunaliella powder is used as a colouring ingredient in various foods.  
  • In cosmetics, Dunaliella is used as a sunscreen and anti-aging agent.

Typical applications in the cosmetics industry:

Dunaliella salina acts as a powerful antioxidant and preserves the skin from oxidative stress and can help heal damage better. In addition, the algae has an anti-inflammatory effect.
Due to its rich content of minerals and vitamins, Dunaliella salina can help improve the appearance of the skin. These substances penetrate deep into the skin, leaving it refreshed and relaxed.

The fatty acids, proteins and vitamins help to form a protective film on the skin. This acts supportively for the skin to retain moisture better. In addition, the very high content of beta-carotene, which can be used preventively against skin aging.

ALGANEX certificate system

  • ALGANEX guarantees a high quality product without impurities
  • Different beta-carotene contents can be offered with 2% and 2-3%.

Product information: Dunaliella salina

Dunaliella salina has a high content of carotenoids and the vital substance beta-carotene. Beta-carotene is the precursor of vitamin A and therefore essential for human health and a protected skin.


appearance orange
beta-carotene 2% or 2-3%.

heavy metals

arsenic                 < 1 mg/kg 
lead  < 1 mg/kg
cadium  < 0,1 mg/kg
mercury  < 0,1 mg/kg

microbiological contaminations

total bacterial count (aerobe)  < 1 x 104 KBE/g
E. coli undetectable
mould < 100 KBE/g
salmonella undetectable
coliformes germs < 100 KBE/g

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