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Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) > for food fortification

BTC offers a wide range of different vitamins. To secure an adequate Pyridoxine-level in humans, it is often added to different types of food products. Our technical expertise might help you develop your end-product

Physiological importance

Vitamin B6 includes pyridoxine, pyridoxamine, pyridoxal as well as their phosphates. Vitamin B6 is needed for several enzyme reactions in the body, which are involved in metabolism. Furthermore, the vitamin is also involved in infant brain development during pregnancy and infancy, as well as in immune functions.

Properties of vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)

  • Pyridoxine Hydrochloride (food and pharma grade)
  • available in powder form 
  • complies with highest quality standards and regulatory requirements

Applications of vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)

Pyridoxine is used in a number of food products, e.g. for babies and small children, for athletes (sports nutrition), low calorie foods, vitamin fortified juices etc.

It can also be used in beverages, such as fruit, vegetable and multivitamin juices as well as in energy drinks, isotonic beverages, instant drink powders, milk and dairy products.

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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.