Niacin USP & API in Nutraceuticals

Niacin and Niacinamide are two forms of B3 vitamin. B3 is water-soluble and part of the B–Complex family of vitamins.


Certifications: Meets United States Pharmacopeia specifications for Niacinamide; Complies with Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) for manufacturing, packing, or holding human food, 21 CFR 110; ISO 9001:2015; FSSC 22000, US DMF #8259

Features

  • Consistent and reliable product quality
  • API grade produced in a facility registered with the FDA

Applications

Food Colorant

2-Vinylpyridine is the key intermediate in the production of the API, betahistine, an anti-vertigo medicine.

2-Vinylpyridine is a reactive monomer and once polymerized, the nitrogen is less exposed/accessible than its counterpart, 4-Vinylpyridine. It can be copolymerized with many other monomers, in particular cationic monomers, such as acrylamide, acrylates, and also with other vinyl-based monomers (e.g. styrene). The benefit of the addition of a 6-membered heterocyclic moiety is the increased Van der Waals forces which impart better electrostatic forces to the finished polymer, improving adhesion.

Features

Typical Properties

Solution
Acid Value
Hydroxyl Value
Saponification Value
Iodine Value
Melt Point (°C)
Specific Gravity
Castorwax
3
158
179
5
85
1.023

Values shown in the above table are typical properties.

Application Highlights

High End Pigmented Coatings

Used to offset color loss from exposure to light, air, temperature, and other environmental factors

Artifical Food Dye

Used to provide color to otherwise colorless food

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