cholecalciferol Vitamin D3 tablets

Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol)

Vitamin D also known as ‘The Sunshine Vitamin’ is crucial for the overall wellbeing of our health. Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) is unique as it is made in the skin from exposure to sunlight. It can also be obtained through diet, fortified food & supplements.

Benefits of Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) :

Literature surveys suggest a number of health benefits from regular consumption of Vitamin D3(Cholecalciferol). While Vitamin D3 is well noted for skeletal benefits like calcium absorption & bone mineralization, recent evidence also highlights the increasing role of Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) in the number of extra-skeletal benefits like immune support, cardiovascular support, growth & regulation, glucose regulation and neuromuscular support.

The discovery of Vitamin D receptors has opened avenues for the use of Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol) in a number of diseases for the benefit of healthcare & opportunities for the utility of Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol) in Pharmaceuticals, Food, Dietary & Nutraceutical Supplements applications.

FBL is a leading manufacturer and global supplier of Vitamin D3 It produces a range of Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol) variants – crystalline, oil, a resin in oil, cold water dispersible (CWD), and feed grade powder, that can be used in applications like injectables, soft gel capsules, premixes, as well as food and beverage fortification.

Fermenta’s Strengths

  • Pioneering: Fermenta pioneered the use of proprietary technology to manufacture Vitamin D3 in India.

  • Knowledgeable: Fermenta has been manufacturing Vitamin D3 for over 50 years with a base of >300 customers.

  • Global player: Fermenta is among the world’s three leading Vitamin D3 producers.

  • Natural source: The cholesterol consumed by Fermenta is obtained from sheep wool derived from TSE/BSE risk-free countries.

  • One stop shop: Fermenta manufactures Vitamin D3 for various applications (pharmaceuticals, dietary and nutritional supplements, food, feed, veterinary and rodenticides).

  • Quality Assurance: Fermenta’s manufacturing facilities (Kullu and Dahej) are benchmarked with the best global standards, backed by dedicated professionals and accreditations from a large number of global regulatory agencies.

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Human Nutrition:

Fermenta’s Vitamin D has applications in pharmaceuticals, dietary and nutritional supplements as well as fortified food and beverages. Vitamin D has been linked to a multitude of health benefits such as general health and wellbeing, immunity, bone health, heart and mental health as well as management and prevention of certain lifestyle disorders.

Human Nutrition Variants

Vitamin D3:

  • Cholecalciferol: Available as 40 MIU/g, Fermenta’s Cholecalciferol has applications in pharmaceutical and food industry.

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  • Cholecalciferol solution/oily form: Available in strengths of 1, 2 and 4 MIU/g, this variant can be used in pharmaceutical, food and dietary and nutritional supplement industry.

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  • VITADEETM 100 CWD / 500 CWD: Available in powder form, as dispersible solution or in soluble format in strengths of 100,000 and 500,000 IU/g, this variant is cold water dispersible and can be used for fortifying powder and liquid products such as baby foods, milk powders, multi-vitamin premixes and tableting applications.

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Vitamin D2:

  • VITADEETM VEG 100 CWD: Available as powder form or as dispersible solution in strength of 100,000 IU/g, this variant is cold water dispersible and can be used for fortifying powder and liquid products such as baby foods, milk powders, multi-vitamin premixes and tableting applications.

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  • Ergocalciferol solution: Available in strengths of 1 and 2 MIU/g, Vitamin D2 in edible oil caters to the needs of the pharmaceutical, food as well as dietary and nutritional supplement industry.

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Animal Nutrition:

Fermenta’s Vitamin D has applications in feed and veterinary industry. Vitamin D has been seen to improve bone strength and density as well as fertility. It has the potential to enhance yield and quality of milk, meat and eggs.

Animal Nutrition Variants

  • Cholecalciferol: Available as 40 MIU/g, Fermenta’s Cholecalciferol has applications in veterinary and feed industry.

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  • Vitamin D3 resin in oil: Available as 1, 2, 4, 5, 10 and 15 MIU/g, the resin in oil has applications as a feed supplement.

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  • Vitamin D3 500 feed grade powder: Available in strength of 500,000 IU/g, this variant has applications in feed supplements.

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  • Rodenticides: Vitamin D is also used as a rodenticide – it is efficacious, safe for non-targets and environmental-friendly. Fermenta’s cholecalciferol is used as an ingredient for Vitamin D based rodenticides.


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