Applications and Uses of Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry.  Vitamin B12 also known as cobalamin, is a light red powder. Vitamin B12 is used as a coloring agent in hams, sausages, ice creams, fish, and meat products.

Cyanocobalamin (Vitamin B12) is the man-made form of Bvitamins. Cyanocobalamin is used as in food fortification, as a vitamin supplement and as a prescription medication. The B vitamin family is associated with supporting energy and metabolism, therefore you will see this vitamin being supplemented into energy drinks and breakfast cereals. It is also easy to crystallize and is not sensitive to air-oxidation making it typically used as a form of B12 for food additives and in many common multivitamins.

Vitamin B12 uses as follows:



In Food

Vitamin B12 is used as nutrition supplements in food.

In Beverage

Vitamin B12 is used as nutrition supplements in beverage.

In Pharmaceutical

Vitamin B12 can be used as Nutritional therapy in Pharmaceutical in treatment of vitamin B12 deficiency and pernicious anemia, liver disease, neuritis, neuralgia.

In Health and Personal care

Vitamin B12 used as Skin-Conditioning Agent – Miscellaneous; SKIN CONDITIONING in Cosmetics.

In Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry

Vitamin B12 can be used as supplement in Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry products such as in cattle, sheep.

Vitamin B12 benefits:

1.Growth retardation,low transformed efficiency of feed.Pellagra,infectious dermatitis,poor fledging.
2.It can adjust nervous system,improve hematopoietic function of the body,treat anemia and protect the liver.
3.It is effective to treat fatty liver,hepatic necrosis,and especially effective to hepatic damage due to long-term use of antibiotics.
4. Low rate of incubation,high rate of dead embryos.Beeding difficulty of sows,disturbance in the grow of hind legs of piglets.It can meet the need for VB12 of fish and shrimp,prevent from deficiency in VB12 and from irritability,improve immunocompetence,facilitate the transformation of nutrient in feed,and improve growth rate,survival rate and reproduction rate.

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