Calcium pantothenate is an indispensable trace substance for the human body and animals to maintain normal physiological function. It mainly appears in the form of additives, 75% for feed, 15% for food, and 10% for medicine. It is used clinically to treat vitamins. B deficiency, peripheral neuritis, postoperative colic.
At present, only Yifan Xinfu, Shandong Xinfa, Shandong Huachen, BASF, and DSM are among the five companies producing pantothenate, Yifan's production capacity is about 8,000 tons, the new production is about 6,000 tons, and Huachen's production is about 3,000 tons. The output of BASF and DSM is about 3,000 tons, and the leader in terms of output is Yifan Pharmaceutical.