Vitamin D2, also called Ergocalciferol, CAS no.50-14-6, is a type of vitamin manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as white powder, soluble in water. Vitamin D2 is widely used as nutrition supplements. Vitamin D2 is one of the two forms of vitamin D and can be found in mushrooms and alfalfa. It is used for solid, liquid drinks, water-based food and ordinary food fortification, is also used as tablet and hard gelatin capsules. Function: Vitamin D2 is used to treat hypoparathyroidism (decreased functioning of the parathyroid glands). It is also used to treat rickets (softening of the bones caused by vitamin D deficiency) or low levels of phosphate in the blood (hypophosphatemia). As a professional Vitamin D2 supplier, we supply Vitamin D2 NF/FCC/USP, food and pharma grade.
Vitamin D2 Specification (USP27)
|Properties||Should be a white needle-shape crystal or white crystallized powder; give out no smell, no taste; be easy to lose activity in air or light.||Standard Packing||500g/bag or per customer request|
|Identification||1. Dissolve about 0.5mg of vitamin D2 into 5ml chloroform, add 0.3ml acetic anhydride and 0.1ml sulfuric acid, shake and mix vigorously. The mixture is initially produced bright red color, and then rapidly changes violet and finally blue to green.||Inventory||Normally we have Vitamin D2, GMP certificated, USDMF in stock|
|2. The infrared absorption spectroscopy should be in according with spectrum of comparison|
|Examination||Dissolve 10mg of vitamin D2 into 2ml of 90% ethanol, add 2ml solution of digitalis saponin and incubate for 18 hours. No precipitation or cloud should be observed.||Vitamin D2 physical parameters|
|Melting Range||+115°C ~ +119°C||CAS No:||50-14-6|
|Specific Rotation||+103° ~ +106°||Formula||C28H44O|
|Reducing Substances||Light absorption of sample||Molecular Weight||396.65|
|Ergosterol||None||Synonym||Calciferol, Ercalciol, Ergosterol irradiated, Irradiated ergosterol|
|Solubility||Freely soluble in alcohol||Structure|
|Organic Volatile Impurities||Benzene ≤ 2 p p m|
|Content||97 % ~ 103 %|
|Total Microbacterial Count||≤100CFU/g|
|Total Yeast & Mould||≤10CFU/g|
|Escherichia Coli Presence||Absent|
|Store Condition||≤ 10°C|
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Raw Materials price: Prices of raw material Trimethylamine are stable.
Market demand and supply : demand and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Choline Chloride manufacturers didn’t change much.
Market Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Choline Chloride will be stable in the coming months.
Vitamin D2 is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide a great dietary supplement that are essential for human health to processed food.
Vitamin D2 is general recognized as halal.
Vitamin D2 is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve.
Although Ergocalciferol (vitamin D2) generally regarded as a very safe and effective supplement, there can be some minor side effects. The side effects may:
polyuria, nocturia, polydipsia, hypercalciuria, reversible azotemia, hypertension, nephrocalcinosis, generalized vascular calcification, irreversible renal insufficiency (may be fatal), mental retardation, widespread soft tissue calcification, osteoporosis, dwarfism, vague aches, stiffness, weakness, nausea, anorexia, constipation, mild acidosis, anemia, weight loss.
Vitamin D2 can used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Vitamin D2, also known as Ergocalciferol, can be used as a nutritional supplement and vitamin supplement. Vitamin D2 is one of the two forms of vitamin D and can be found in mushrooms and alfalfa.