Production Details

Functional Red Yeast Rice of 1.0% Lovastatin/Monacolin K

Basic Information

Product NO. JNTA01-02
Lovastatin/Monacolin-K % ≥1.0
Color Red to Dark Red
Loss on Dry % <10
Citrinin (μg/kg) ≤50
Package 20 Kg/Drum
Origin Zhejiang, China
HS Code 3203001990

Product Description

Functional Red Yeast Rice


Functional red yeast rice is obtained through fermentation of grains with Monascus purpureus strains. It is dark red powder which is usually used in healthy food industry to lower blood lipid and promote blood circulation, and the main active ingredient of red yeast rice is Monaconlin-K / Lovastatin.
Monacolin K (Lovastatin) is a statin drug, used for lowering cholesterol (hypolipidemic agent) in those with hypercholesterolemia to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease. It is a naturally occurring compound found in food such as oyster mushrooms, red yeast rice, and Pu-erh. It is used along with an appropriate diet. It is also used to slow blood vessel blockage and to reduce the need for medical procedures to open blocked heart blood vessels. It is an HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor, also known as a "statin." It works by reducing the production of certain fatty substances in the body, including cholesterol.


  1. Red yeast rice can be used as food and medicinal substance.
  2. Red yeast rice is used to lower blood lipid, promote blood circulation.
  3. Red yeast rice is popular used in healthy food and dietary supplements.
  4. Red yeast rice is discovered containing substances that are similar to prescription medications that lower cholesterol.


  1. 100% natural fermented;
  2. Use high quality NON GMO rice;
  3. Strictly control in the productive process.


Appearance Red to dark fuchsia, crisp texture, no mildew, no visible to the impurity
Smell Have red yeast rice inherented smelling
Loss on Dry % ≤10
Total Lovastatin/Monacolin K % ≥1.0
Citrinin (μg/kg) ≤50
Arsenic (As) (mg/kg) ≤10.0
Lead (Pb) (mg/kg) ≤4.0
Total Plate Count (cfu/g) ≤5000
Yeast and Mould (cfu/g) ≤50
E. coli (MPN/100g) ≤30
Pathogenic Bacteria Negative


Store in a well-closed container away from moisture and direct sun light.

Shelf Life

Two years while stored under specified conditions.

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