Vitamin B2 is also part of BTC Europes’ portfolio. Our technical experts can support you by developing your desired end-product.
Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) is an essential micronutrient naturally found in grains, vegetables, meat and dairy products. In humans, vitamin B2 plays a central role in energy production and healthy metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins and lipids. It is also needed for proper functioning of other vitamins in the human body. Vitamin B2 is water-soluble and major losses occur during milling of grains, polishing of rice, storage in light and cooking. Therefore, fortification of staple foods with vitamin B2 is practiced in several countries. Vitamin B2 deficiency is most common in children and elderly people lacking access to a balanced diet. Some studies suggest that adequate levels of vitamin B2 are needed to support:
- Healthy conversion of food into energy
- Antioxidants for a healthy immune system
- Healthy red blood cell formation
Properties of vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
- available in powder form
- excellent flowability and superior dissolution properties
- easy to handle, produces less dust and lower static charge
- complies with highest quality standards and regulatory requirements
Applications of vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
Riboflavin High Flow 100 is the grade which may be applied related to dietary supplements. It can be used in all solid and liquid dosage forms such as tablets, hard-shell capsules, effervescent and other instant formulae. It is ideal for use in multivitamin formulations. Due to its yellow colour, it can also be used for colouring your dietary supplement.
Further specialty chemicals for dietary supplements
- Vitamin A (Retinol)
- Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol)
- Vitamin E (Tocopherol)
- Vitamin K1 (Phylloquinone)
- Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)
- Vitamin B3 (Nicotinamide)
- Vitamin B5 (Calcium D-Pantothenate)
- Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)
- Vitamin B9 (Folic acid)
- Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin)
- Mixed carotenoids from algae source
- Omega-3 fatty acids
- Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA)
- 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.