Vitamin B2

Vitamin B2

INCI Name: Riboflavin
CAS Numbers: 83-88-5


Riboflavin, also known as Vitamin B2 is an easily absorbed colored micronutrient with a key role in maintaining health in humans and animals. Riboflavin is yellow or yellow-orange in color and in addition to being used as a food coloring, it is also used to fortify some foods. It is used in baby foods, breakfast cereals, pastas, sauces, processed cheese, fruit drinks, vitamin-enriched milk products, and some energy drinks.


Used to prevent and treat riboflavin deficiency and related conditions. It has been shown to be effective in preventing migraine headaches and in preventing cataracts.


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