Product Description

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 Coenzyme A. Deficiency of Vitamin B5 results in many dermatological disorder. Coenzyme A is important for:

  • structure and function of living tissue
  • resistance of the mucous membrane
  • growth and pigmentation of hair

Role in the skin:

  • deep penetrating moisturizer
  • stimulates epithelisation
  • has wound healing effect
  • has an anti-inflammatory effect

Role in the hair:

  • long lasting moisturizer
  • prevents hair damage
  • thickens hair
  • improves luster and sheen

Role in nail care:

  • improves hydration
  • imparts flexibility

 

D-Panthenol USP are also applied in the pharmaceutical industry. The main areas of pharmaceutical application are syrups, drops, ampoules, creams, gels and capsules. In liquid multi-vitamin and Vitamin B complex preparations D-Panthenol is nearly always preferred to the D-Pantothenates because it is usually considerably more stable at the pH values below 5 usually employed in these preparations.
Lastly it is also used in oral care for its soothing properties.