Formulations of Quatrefolic®
Formulating flexibility and maximum versatility for today’s best-finished products. The versatility of an active ingredient is a crucial aspect in the development of a finished nutraceutical product, capable of ensuring its market success.
Quatrefolic® gives consumer product developers and marketers the ability to expand their range of products by combining it with other nutritional ingredients, or on its own, adding it to traditional oral forms and beverages.
By merging three different pillars of ingredient versatility – easy handling, room stability and high water solubility – Quatrefolic® owns extended formulation flexibility and is suitable to satisfy the easy-to-use market demands of manufacturers and consumers, fulfilling their expectations.
Finished products with Quatrefolic® include conventional solid dosage forms such as tablets capsules, microencapsulated powders and granulates but also easy-to-go formulations in sachets or sticks to be used « as it is » or dissolved in instant drinks, according to the field of application and the target of consumers.
The human body is composed of more than 65% of water and any active ingredient, to be adsorbed, must be present in the form of solution at the site of absorption. High water solubility of Quatrefolic®, 100 times more than the calcium salt derivative, is extremely important because the product may be better absorbed by mucosal cells which may facilitate access to the blood and circulation with the potential for improved bioavailability.
The extremely higher water solubility of Quatrefolic® is derived from two specific characteristics of the ingredient: