Vitapherole® T-70-OC Non-GMO Suitable for Organic Cosmetic

(Mixed tocopherols concentrate)

Common Names

  • Chemical Name: mixed tocopherols
  • Antioxidant: E-306
  • INCI Name: tocopherol
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Common NameEmpirical FormulaMolecular WeightCAS
d-alpha tocopherolC29H50O2430.6959-02-9
d-beta tocopherolC28H48O2416.6616698-35-4
d-gamma tocopherolC28H48O2416.6654-28-4
d-delta tocopherolC27H46O2402.64119-13-1


  • This product complies with current EP and USP-NF standards, FCC, JECFA and Regulation (EC) Nº 852/2004.
  • Kosher (“Circle U”) and Halal certified. Produced under UNE EN ISO 9001: 2008 standard.
  • Non GMO (IP). It is not subjected to be labelled under Regulations (EU) 1829/2003 and 1830/2003.
  • This product does not contain allergens according to Regulation (EU) Nº1169/2011 so; it is not required labelling declaration as being potential allergen.
  • Mixed tocopherols are generally recognized as safe (GRAS) by FDA (21 CFR Part 182, Sec. 182.8890 and 182.3890).
  • Suitable for organic cosmetic. This product can be used in the formulation of cosmetics certified according to the natural and organic ECOCERT and COSMOS standards.

Ingredients/ Composition

GC method according to IT-02-L

Natural Mixed Tocopherols:700 mg/g min.(70 %) min.
Non alpha Tocopherol:560 mg/g min.(56 %) min.
Alpha Tocopherol:0 – 140 mg/g(0 – 14 %)
Beta Tocopherol:0 – 70 mg/g(0 – 7 %)
Gamma Tocopherol:350 – 490 mg/g(35 – 49 %)
Delta Tocopherol:70 – 210 mg/g(7 – 21 %)
Organic vegetable oil (sunflower):300 mg/g max.(30 %) max.

Quality Control Assay

(Parameters analyzed per batch)

Appearance: Clear, brownish red viscous oil
Taste: Mild, characteristic
Odour: Typical vegetable oil
Colour: Max. 14 Gardner Units
Viscosity (60ºC): 120 – 210 cP
Specific gravity/Density (25ºC): 0.92 – 0.96 g/cm3

Acidity: <0.35 ml KOH 0.1N /g (According to EP, USP and ISO 660:2009)
Benzo (a) pyrene: < 2 ppb (As per EC Regulation (EU) 835/2011)
Sum of Benzo(a) pyrene, Benzo(a) anthracene, Benzo(b) fluoranthene and Chrysene: < 10 ppb (As per EC Regulation (EU) 835/2011)

(Parameters analyzed periodically based on statistical data)

Irradiation: This product has not been irradiated at any point during the manufacturing process.

Specific Rotation: (  ) D25. Min. + 20º (for 100% concentration)
(As per Commission Directive 2008/84/EC and Commission Regulation (EU) Nº 231/2012)

Heavy Metals: Pb:<0.1ppm Hg:<0.1ppm Cd:<1ppm As:<1ppm
(As per Commission Regulation (EC) Nº 629/2008, amending Regulation (EC) Nº 1881/2006). Complies also with Commission Regulation (EU) Nº 231/2012)

Microbiological Tests: E. Coli: None cfu/g (In compliance with EP and RD 3177/83)

  • Salmonella: None cfu/25g
  • Listeria Monocytogenes: None cfu/10 g
  • Shigella: None cfu/10 g
  • Clostridium Perfringens: None cfu/g
  • Staphylococcus Aureus: None cfu/g
  • Enterobacteriaceae: max 100 cfu/g
  • Total Aerobic Count: max 1000 cfu/g
  • Yeast & Moulds: max 100 cfu/g

Sulphated Ashes: 0.1% max.
(In compliance with Directive 2008/84/EC, Commission Regulation (EU) Nº 231/2012)

Residual Solvents: In compliance with limits established in EP and USP for Class I solvents.

- Sum of dioxins (WHO-PCDD/F-TEQ) 0,75 pg/g fat
- Sum of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBS (WHO-PCDD/F-PCB-TEQ) 1, 25 pg/g fat
- Sum of PCB28, PCB52, PCB101, PCB138, PCB153 and PCB180 (ICES – 6) 40 ng/g fat
(In compliance with Commission Regulation (EU) Nº 1259/2011)

Pesticides: In compliance with Regulation (EC) Nº 396/2005, amending Council Directive 91/414/EEC and according current European Pharmacopoeia (EP).

Properties and Conditions

Solubility: Insoluble in water. Soluble in ethanol, animal fats and vegetable oils, essential and mineral oils. Miscible with organic solvents.

Stability: Unstable to light, heat, alkali and oxidizing conditions.

Storage: Ambient temperature. Nitrogen blanketing and protection from light, moisture and air. Store in tightly closed containers.

Shelf Life: 36 months from packaging date (unopened).

Packaging: 20 and 190 kg containers are supplied for this product.
(In compliance with Commission Regulation (EU) Nº 10/2011 and FDA 21 CFR)

Labelling: All products produced using “Vitapherole® T-70-OC Non GMO” may be labelled as “natural source Vitamin E”.
The product is in compliance with Regulation (EC) Nº 1223/2009 on cosmetic products (Art.19 Labelling).

Uses: “Vitapherole® T-70-OC Non GMO” is a natural antioxidant widely used in cosmetic industries to avoid the negative effects of oxidation.

Dosage information:

We recommend testing with several different amounts of “Vitapherole® T-70-OC Non GMO” between 300 and 2000 ppm, which is equivalent to 0.03 to 0.2 % based on the fat content.

“Vitapherole® T-70-OC Non GMO” may be used in the manufacturing of cosmetics as per Regulation (EC) Nº 1223/2009.

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