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Vitamin B2

  • Chemical Name: Riboflavin
  • CAS No.:83-88-5
  • MF:C17H20N4O6
  • MW:376.36
  • Purity:≥99% or according to customer requested
  • Color: Yellow to orange
  • Product Categories: Vitamins and Minerals medicines;Vitamin B drugs;APIs
  • Test method: HPLC

What is riboflavin?

Vitamin B2, also named Riboflavin, which is an essential human nutrient that is a heat-stable and water-soluble flavin belonging to the vitamin B family. Riboflavin is a precursor of the coenzymes flavin mononucleotide (FMN) and flavin adenine dinucleotide (FAD). These coenzymes are of vital importance in normal tissue respiration, pyridoxine activation, tryptophan to niacin conversion, fat, carbohydrate, and protein metabolism, and glutathione reductase mediated detoxification. Riboflavin may also be involved in maintaining erythrocyte integrity. This vitamin is essential for healthy skin, nails, and hair. (Source: NCI Thesaurus (NCIt))

Vitamin B2 Introduction     
Product Name: Riboflavin
Synonyms: Riboflavin Vitamin B2; Vitamin B2; RIBOFLAVIN DC GRADE; RIBOFLAVIN USP; Riboflavine; Lactoflavin; Lactoflavinel
CAS: 83-88-5
MF: C17H20N4O6
MW: 376.36
EINECS: 201-507-1
Product Categories: Vitamins and Minerals medicines; Vitamin B drugs; APIs; Phamra grade vitamin
Chemical Structure

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Chemical Properties   
Melting point  290 °C (dec.)(lit.)
alpha  -135 º (c=5, 0.05 M NaOH)
Boiling point  504.93°C (rough estimate)
density  1.2112 (rough estimate)
refractive index  -135 ° (C=0.5, JP Method)
Fp  9℃
storage temp.  2-8°C
solubility  Very slightly soluble in water, practically insoluble in ethanol (96 per cent). Solutions deteriorate on exposure to light, especially in the presence of alkali. It shows polymorphism (5.9).
pka 1.7(at 25℃)
form  Powder
color  Yellow to orange
Odor Slight odour
PH 5.5-7.2 (0.07g/l, H2O, 20°C)
PH Range 6
Water Solubility  0.07 g/L (20 ºC)
Sensitive  Light Sensitive
Merck  14,8200
BRN  97825
Stability: Stable, but light-sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, reducing agents, bases, calcium, metallic salts. May be moisture sensitive.
Vitamin B2 Uses And Synthesis

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Riboflavin (vitamin B2) is the essential necessity for organism in normal living as the nutriment for infant, pregnant
woman,nursing mother, patient after illness and the aged. It, involve, participates in the metabolism of carbonhydrate, protein and fat, and is the major composition of flavor protein, the transferring enzyme system of hydrogen. In clinical practice, it is applicable to perleche, glossitis, ophthalmitis, conjunctivitis, seborrhea, scrotum inflammations with proper effect, in food and feed industry, it is widely used as food and feed additive and have the Kosher Certified.

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1. Riboflavin helps to improve the quality of life;
2. It treatments of Migraine;
3. Vitamin B2 promotes the development and cell regeneration;
4. Riboflavin is good for the skin, nails, hair, the normal growth;
5. Vitamin B2 helps eliminate the mouth, lips, tongue inflammation;
6. It could enhance visual acuity, reducing eye fatigue;

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