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Why You Should Import Vitamin K1 From Us?
#1. High purity:
Our purity is 98% as min with a consistent manufacturing process and yield, we can make sure your formulations have the top VK1 ever needed.
#2. Custom-made types:
We have 98% type pharm-grade oil, and 98% type food-grade oil.
We can also make it into 5% powder with excipients required by the customer.
#3. Low MOQ:
Our minimum order quantity for pharma-grade oil approved with GMP starts from 1KG.
For non-GMP oil, you can order 100G or less.
What is Vitamin K1 Oil?
Cas number: 84-80-0
Molecular formula: C31H46O2
Molecular weight: 450.7 g/mol
Chemical Name: 2-methyl-3-[(E,7R,11R)-3,7,11,15-tetramethylhexadec-2-enyl]naphthalene-1,4-dione
HS Code: 2936290090 (Other unmixed vitamins and their derivatives, which means 其他未混合的维生素及其衍生物)
Pure Vitamin K1, or vitamin K1 oil, also known as phylloquinone or phytonadione, Vit K1, or VK1, is a yellow to orange viscous but clear liquid.
This oil is odorless and insoluble in water but soluble in lipids, such as in ether and vegetable oil, and slightly soluble in ethanol.
VK1 is relatively stable to moisture and air but will quickly decompose when it is exposed to sunlight.
What Is Vitamin K1 Used For?
Because there are two types of Vit K1, pharma-grade and food-grade, here we mainly discuss how it is used as a drug ingredient.
As a pharmaceutical ingredient, Vitamin K1 is mainly used to treat coagulation disorders due to the faulty formation of coagulation factors II, VII, IX, and X caused by the lack of vitamin K in your body.
These indications include the above indications as well as hypoprothrombinemia secondary to sprue, ulcerative colitis, celiac disease, intestinal resection, pancreatic cystic fibrosis, regional enteritis, or hypoprothrombinemia caused by interference with vitamin k metabolism.
Below we have compiled its main usages for your reference:
Vitamin K1 is important for blood clotting, and it acts on the liver through absorption in the intestine to produce clotting.
Therefore, it can help to prevent bleeding.
2 Prevention and treatment of osteoporosis
Vitamin K1 is also very effective in preventing and treating osteoporosis because it can help phosphorylate glucose in cells and promote the body’s absorption and utilization of sugar and calcium.
It can also promote the metabolism of calcium. Studies have shown that women who take a certain amount of vitamin K1 daily can reduce the rate of calcium loss by 30%.
3 Preventing migraines
Studies have shown that vitamin K1 can also prevent and control various types of migraines, and its effect is significantly better than other migraine drugs.
4. Prevention of gastrointestinal disorders
Vitamin K1 is a fat-soluble vitamin, which can help treat some gastrointestinal diseases, such as chronic enteritis, diarrhea, etc.
It can work together with vitamin U to protect and repair the gastric mucous membrane tissue and reduce the chance of gastrointestinal diseases
How Much Does Vitamin K1 Cost?
If you need VK1 to produce injections or other forms of VK1 medicines, then you must order pure Vit K1 oil with GMP.
As far as we know, China is the main supplier of VK1 oil besides BSF and DSM.
Due to the high cost of BSF and DSM, they also import some VK1 oil from China to make up for their production capacity.
For pharm-grade 98% type VK1, our Fob price for commercial order quantity is about 2600usd/kg.
If you are a nutritional food manufacturer who does not need GMP to produce medicines, all you need is the food grade with Halal or Kosher, or ISO, then the price is slightly cheaper, around 2200 USD per kilo.
As for the cost for other specs of 5% or 10% or 15%, please contact us directly.
Those VK1 prices will have to consider the cost of dispersing excipients need for the production.
How To Ship Vitamin K1 From China?
As for the shipping, unlike Vitamin D3 pure powder, Vit K1 is a very safe chemical to be shipped by air or by courier, not to mention other shipping methods such as by sea or by railway.
DGM and other authorities have tested and proved that VK1 is not dangerous, as it does not belong to any of the following categories:
#2. Flammable substances
#3. Oxidizing substances and organic peroxides
#4. Toxic and infectious substances
#5. Radio-active materials
#7. Other dangerous properties.
So air companies and courier companies such as FedEx or TNT are more than happy to ship it.
If K1 is suitable for shipment by air, sure you can ship it by sea for commercial quantities, no problem at all.
All you need to care about during the shipping is the packing and temperature.
Make sure the package is sealed well from the air and protected from the sun.
A short period of room temperature is ok for the shipping, you need to keep the temperature under 30 degrees Celsius.