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Vitamin B5 (Calcium D-Pantothenate) > for dietary supplements

BTC Europe offers a wide range of different Vitamins. Vitamin B5 is produced by BASF with a lot of experience and expertise. Vitamin B5 is included in infant formulas and clinical nutrition, in dietary supplements like B-complexes or multivitamin supplements and in functional foods and beverages such as energy drinks, sports nutrition, breakfast cereals. Our BTC expert team will help you to find the best solution for your end-product. 

Physiological importance

Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) is an essential micronutrient, which is widely found in foods of plant and animal origin, for example, meat, dairy, grains and vegetables. In humans, vitamin B5 plays a central role in energy production and healthy metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and lipids. Moreover, vitamin B5 is essential for the production of steroid hormones, neurotransmitter acetylcholine, melatonin and heme. Thereby, it is involved in the regulation of major bodily systems such as nerves, muscles and glands, healthy sleep-wake-rhythm and normal oxygen supply in tissues. Vitamin B5 deficiency is rare. Consumption of vitamin B5 benefits all major body functions such as brain and cognition, metabolism, muscles, skin and eyes. 

Properties of vitamin B5 (Calcium D-Pantothenate)

  • Calcium D-Pantothenate
  • powder form
  • excellent flowability and superior dissolution properties
  • hygroscopic and suitable for direct compression
  • complies with highest quality standards and regulatory requirements

Applications of vitamin B5 (Calcium D-Pantothenate)

Calcium D-Pantothenate is used for dietary supplement applications in solid dosage forms (tablets, sugar-coated tablets, effervescent tablets, film-coated tablets, chewable tablets, capsules).

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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.