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Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) > for dietary supplements

To have a complement portfolio of different vitamins, BTC offers you a wide range of the water-soluble B-vitamins. Vitamin B1 is for example often used in a B-vitamin-complex with other B-vitamins. Besides this, our technical experts can support you by developing your desired end-product.

Physiological importance

In its active form, vitamin B1 is a vital coenzyme for energy production. It helps the body’s cells to metabolize carbohydrates and to produce energy. Furthermore, it plays a role in muscle contraction and conduction of nerve signals and is an essential nutrient for neural functions.

Properties

  • Thiamine Hydrochloride and Thiamine Mononitrate (food and pharma grades)
  • available in powder form
  • long shelf life for at least 42 months 
  • complies with highest quality standards and regulatory requirements

Applications

In terms of dietary supplements vitamin B1 can be added to solid dosage forms (mono- & multivitamin formulations) as well as to liquid preparations.

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About BTC

BTC Europe is BASF's European sales organization for small and medium sized customers. Our product range covers selected speciality chemicals and performance polymers to a variety of industries as well as raw materials and additives for the pharma, food, animal nutrition and personal care industry.

Our solutions for the human nutrition industry cover health ingredients like vitamins, plant sterols, carotenoids, Omega-3s, conjugated linoleic acid, besides others. As food additives we offer antioxidants, emulsifiers, whipping emulsifiers, baking enzymes, functional fat powders, and lipids.