To have a complement portfolio of different vitamins, BTC offers you a wide range of the water-soluble B-vitamins. Besides dietary supplements vitamin B3 is also used for food fortification.
Vitamin B3 acts as the electron donor or acceptor in many biological redox reactions.
Consequences of a vitamin B3 deficiency
Deficiency symptoms only develop if the diet is niacin-deficient, if the dietary niacin has poor bioavailability (e.g. with maize as a staple diet) or if the diet is low in tryptophan. Pellagra is the best-known disease caused by niacin deficiency.
- powder form
- food and pharma grade available
- complies with highest quality standards and regulatory requirements
Vitamin B3 is used to improve the nutritional value of various food products and beverages. Applications are for example: juices and sports nutrition.
Further specialty chemicals for food fortification
- Vitamin A (Retinol)
- Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol)
- Vitamin E (Tocopherol)
- Vitamin K1 (Phylloquinone)
- Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)
- Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
- Vitamin B5 (Calcium D-Pantothenate)
- Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
- Vitamin B9 (Folic acid)
- Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin)
- Antioxidants / Natural mixed tocopherols
- Mixed carotenoids from algae source
- Omega-3 fatty acids
- Plant sterols
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.