Sodium ascorbate is a form of vitamin C that's been bound to the mineral salt sodium. The basic properties and health benefits are virtually identical with ascorbic acid, but the mineral salt buffers and therefore lowers the acidity of ascorbic acid and is a gentler way to get your daily allowance if ascorbic acid irritates the stomach.
Packaging: 25 kg carton
The Sodium salt of Benzoic Acid, Sodium benzoate is used as a cosolvent in the pharmaceutical industry to improve solubility. It is also used as a treatment of hyperammonemia, a disorder which causes ammonia accumulation in the blood. Sodium Benzoate is odorless with an astringent/sweetish taste, soluble in water and alcohol, combustible and comes as white granular or crystals.
Packaging: 50 lb. bag
Also known as Trisodium citrate, sodium citrate is the sodium salt of citric acid. Like citric acid, it has a sour taste as well as like other salts a salty taste. In the pharmaceutical industry it is used to control pH and can be used as an alkalizing agent, buffering agent, emulsifier, sequestering agent, diuretic and expectorant. Also anticoagulant for blood withdrawal.
Packaging: 50 lb. bag
Also called 2,4-hexadienoic acid, Sorbic acid is a naturally occurring compound that's the most commonly used food preservative in the world and is also widely used as a preservative in the Pharmaceutical industry as it inhibits growth of fungi, yeast, mold and some bacteria and safe to use in a wide range of drugs and cosmetic products, besides the wide range of food products.
Packaging: 50 lb. bag, 50 lb. carton
Also known as dihydroxysuccinic acid, tartaric acid is a natural product derived from winemaking by-products (wine lees, raw tartar and bitartrates) In the Pharmaceutical industry, tartaric acid is used in various formulations for antibiotics, effervescent powders and tablets, drugs for heart diseases, therapeutic compounds and excipient in the preparation of some medicines.
Packaging: 25 kg bag, 25 kg drum, 1000 kg super sack
Also known as Vitamin B1 Hydrochloride is a vitamin that occurs on its own in many different foods, or is combined with other B vitamins in a B-complex supplement. This nutrient serves several important functions in the body, including assisting in nerve conduction and digestion. Since the body doesn't store thiamine, the supply taken in by a balanced diet only lasts about two weeks. Natural sources are whole grains, seeds, nuts, beef, pork and milk. Since grains that are used to produce white breads are stripped of thiamine, manufactures add back in by fortifying the product. Thiamine hydrochloride can be found in supplement form, either on its own or with other vitamins.
Packaging: 20 & 25 kg carton
Also known as vitamin E, Tocopherol is needed in the body to prevent problems of the central nervous system and known to help the body fight off chronic disease by helping to resist oxidization in the blood. Tocopherols are naturally found in vegetable and nut based oils, seeds including whole grains and act as an antioxidant helping to protect cells from the damage caused by exposure to free radicals in the environment from cigarette smoke, air pollution and ultraviolet light from the sun. Vitamin E also boosts the immune system so to fight off invading bacteria and viruses. It helps widen blood vessels and keep blood from clotting within them. Most people receive the recommended daily allowance through their diet which could include foods with vitamin E added or as a dietary supplement.
Packaging: 25 kg, 50 kg & 250 kg drum
Xanthan gum is a polysaccharide produced by a process involving fermentation of glucose or sucrose by the Xanthomonas campestris bacterium. In the pharmaceutical industry, Xanthan Gum is primarily used to retard drug release in tablets (due to its gelling nature and ability to trap the drug within the gel) and is compatible with numerous stabilizers and thickeners.
Packaging: 25 kg & 50 lb. carton