D-Panthenol Side Effects

D-Panthenol is a clear liquid that is soluble in water, methanol, and ethanol. It has a characteristic odor and slightly bitter taste. D-Panthenol is a source of vitamin B5 and is used as a nutritional additive and supplement. Though it’s considered safe, some are convinced it has potentially dangerous health effects.

What Is D-Panthenol?

Panthenol is an active ingredient for sophisticated cosmetic skin care and hair care products. It improves the appearance of skin, hair and nails. D-Panthenol USP is the provitamin of D-Pantothenic acid (Vitamin B5). D-Pantothenic acid plays a key role in the human intermediary metabolism. It is a part of the Coenzym A.

Possible Side Effects of D-Panthenol

Although D-Panthenol generally regarded as a very safe and effective supplement, there can be some minor side effects. The side effects may:

  • Skin irritation
  • Contact allergies

GRAS Affirmation: Yes

Generally recognized as safe (GRAS) is an American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) designation that a chemical or substance added to food is considered safe by experts, and so is exempted from the usual Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) food additive tolerance requirements. D-Panthenol is considered safe.

Suggested Dosage

NA.

Special Populations Precaution

There is a lot of concern about diet and nutrition for these population, like Newborns, children, pregnant, sensitive to Retinyl acetate populations. Better consult to your doctor if you would like to intake D-Panthenol.