D-Calcium Pantothenate is the calcium salt of the water-soluble vitamin B5,ubiquitously found in plants and animal tissues with antioxidant property. Pentothenate is a component of Coenzyme A and a part of the Vitamin B2 complex.Vitamin B5 is a growth factor and is essential for various metabolic functions, including the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, and fatty acids. This vitamin is also involved in the synthesis of cholesterol lipids, neurotransmitters, steroid hormones, and hemoglobinD-Calcium Pantothenate is a white powder, no smelly odor, tastes a little bitter, with hydroscopic property. It’s easy to dissolve in water, slightly solvable in ethanol, almost can not dissolve in chloroform or aether,the aqueous solution shows neutrality or slight alkaline.
Key Technical Parameters:
|Identifications||Meet ID Tests A/B|
|Specific Optical Rotation||+25.0°~+27.5°|
|Alkalinity||No pink color is produced within 5 seconds|
|Loss on Drying||5.0% max.|
|Heavy Metals(Colorimetry)||20ppm max.|
|Ordinary Impurites(TLC)||1.0% max.|
|Methanol Residue(GC)||Meet the requirements|
|Content of Calcium||8.2~8.6%|
D-Calcium Pantothenate is widely used in Food,Beverage,Cosmetic,Pharmaceutical and Feed industries.