Vitamin K1 > for food, dietary supplements and beverages

Physiological importance

Vitamin K is vital for the development of bones and teeth. Furthermore, it plays a crucial role in blood clotting as it activates blood clotting factors. Vitamin K is essential for the synthesis of osteocalcin, which helps to incorporate calcium phosphate into the bones.

Deficiency symptoms

Vitamin K hypovitaminosis is characterized by hemorrhage and is caused by chronic diseases of the liver and severely impaired fat absorption.

Brands

Vitamin K1

Properties

Vitamin K1 is available in powder form.
Stability: The product should be stored in the tightly sealed packaging at room temperature (max. 25 °C) in a dry place. It is essential to protect the product from light. Stored in its unopened original packaging at room temperature, the product is stable for at least 36 months.

Applications

Related to dietary supplements Vitamin K1 is foreseen for use in solid products as the sole active ingredient, as well as in multivitamin and mineral preparations (tablets, instant-drink granules, effervescent tablets, sugar-coated tablets, hard gelatine capsules).
Vitamin K1 may also be added to food products for babies and children, dietetic products, instant-drink powders, dried milk and vitamin mixtures for the food and ingredients industry.
Dry Vitamin K1 can also be used in multivitamin fruit juices and confectionary.