Applications and Uses of Vitamin D3

Vitamin D3 used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Vitamin D3 is often used to fortify fish liver oils, canned sardines, cooked salmon. It appears as a yellow or yellow brown liquid. Vitamin D3 Powder/ CWS Beadlet is derived from lanoline cholesterol. It is considered a natural source of Vitamin D3. It aids in the body’s absorption of calcium which is needed for bone density. The human body can synthesize the precursor of vitamin D3.

Vitamin D3 can be synthesized in the skin, it is also a form of vitaminD added to fortify foods. Vitamin D3 is produced industrially by the irradiation of 7-dehydrocholesterol extracted from lanolin found in sheep’s wool.

Vitamin D3 is to be applied to direct compression and hard capsule or used for fortification of food, beverage, etc.

Vitamin D3 uses as follows:


In Food

Vitamin D3 can be used as nutrition supplements in food.

In Beverage

Vitamin D3 can be used as nutrition supplements in beverage.

In Pharmaceutical

Vitamin D3 can be used as Nutritional therapy in Pharmaceutical such as in treatment of vitamin D deficiency, rickets, osteomalacia and tetany disease.

In Health and Personal care

Vitamin D3 can be used as Skin-Conditioning Agent – Miscellaneous in Cosmetics.

In Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry

Vitamin D3 can be used as nutritional supplement in Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry feed.

In Other Industries

Vitamin D3 can be used as intermediate in various other industries.

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