Vitamin B5

Vitamin B5 naturally appears in meat, nuts, and mushrooms. Since numerous foods contain vitamin B5, it received the alternate name of pantothenic acid. "Pantothenic" means "from everywhere" in Greek.


Molar Weight219.237 g/mol
Melting Point195°C|-25°C
FormsCrystals, Odourless, Colourless

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Food and Nutrition
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Animal feed
  • Nutraceutical


  • Pharma
  • Food
  • Animal Nutrition

Synonyms: Pantothenic acid

Chemical Formula: C9H17NO5

CAS Number: 137-08-06