Beta Carotene

Price: £9.95

Manufacturer: Pharma Nord

Average Rating: 5 Stars


Suitable for: Capsule

Pack size:

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Beta Carotene is converted by the body into vitamin A (retinol), a nutrient that contributes to maintaining normal skin, vision, immune functioning, and mucous membranes. Pharma Nord's Bio-Carotene contains 9 mg of Beta Carotene per capsule (equivalent to 4 large carrots) in an easily digestible and stable form - the natural precursor of vitamin A. Bio-Carotene is manufactured in a way where Beta-Carotene is mixed into an oil matrix that keeps it stable and ensures good bio-availability.

Why Pharma Nord Bio-Carotene:

  • Manufactured to pharmaceutical standards
  • 9 mg of Beta Carotene per capsule (equivalent to 4 large carrots)
  • Each capsule contains the vitamin A equivalent of 1500 microgm (approximately 180% of the Recommended Daily Allowance).
  • Designed to withstand stomach acidity in order to ensure optimum absorption in the small intestine.

What is Beta-Carotene?

Beta Carotene is a member of the carotenoid family of plant pigments, which are responsible for the yellow, orange and red colours of certain fruits and vegetables. Beta Carotene supplements is also known as pro-vitamin A, as it is converted by the body into vitamin A. Vitamin A only occurs in animal tissues (particularly liver, fish liver and dairy products), whereas Beta-Carotene occurs in plant tissues (particularly carrots).

How much should you take?

Pharma Nord recommends 1 capsule per day, or as directed by a physician.

Recommended Daily Allowance
Generally recommended intake for Beta-Carotene is 25,000IU (15 mg) per day.

Are there adverse effects from taking Bio-Carotene?

Caution should be taken by those with diabetes, renal or liver disease and hyperthyroidism.

Pregnant or lactating women and those on medication should consult a doctor before using any product.

Name and Package:

The trade name of the preparation is Bio-Cartotene. It is sold in capsules packed in blister packs, in boxes of 150 capsules.

Product Information:

Declared content per capsule:

  • Vitamin A 1500µg 
  • from beta-carotene (pro-vitamin A) 9mg

Component Substances:

  • Soya bean Oil
  • Gelatine
  • Glycerol
  • Silicon dioxide

Quality Requirements:

The raw materials comply with government regulations in the EC and Scandinavia. Testing ensures that the raw materials are in accordance with their certificates of analysis.

The capsules are produced under pharmaceutical control.


The preparation has the form of a clear oval soft gelatine capsule with brick red oil.

The average weight is 390mg with a maximum deviation of ±7.5%.

The capsules are packed in a press out transparent plastic blister pack with an aluminium membrane approved for use with food.

All blister packs are batch numbered and the boxes are date stamped in accordance with current regulations.

Shelf Life:

Minimum 5 years.


Product to be stored at room temperature.

Product Rights:

The rights to this product belong to:

Pharma Nord ApS, Denmark.

Aly Topping | 16/08/2013

I love having a tan! I have found since taking carotene that it helps prolong my tan. I usually go quite red in the sun which then develops into a tan but i have found that the redness appears far less now.

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