Description:- Soya Lecichomax-70 (Phosphatidyl Choline – 70%) is golden Yellow coloured waxy material, one of the four most important Essential Phospholipids, mainly used as main raw material for the preparation & production of Liposomes. Liposomes have been used widely in Pharmaceuticals (Liposomal Drug Delivery System), and Cosmetics industry.
Nutrition:- Lecithin is a naturally occuring group of phospholipids found in nearly every living cell. It is a vital, multifunctional, active substance used in manufacturing a variety of Food products, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and Healthcare among other wide ranging applications and uses specially for its biochemical, nutritional value and therapeutic role.
Pharmaceutical :- Phosphatidyl Choline-70% is an emulsifying agent for enteric and parentally administered food, solubilizer and emulsifier for pharmaceutical drugs in aqueous solution, raw material in the manufacturing of liposomes. This can also be used in dermatological preparations as this is a supplier of highly unsaturated fatty acids. Applications areas includes, Aerosoles, Emulsions, Fat infusions, Liposomes, Ointments, Pharmaceutical preparations and drugs.
Physiological Benefits :- An essential nutrient
– Physiological precursor of Acetylcholine – Neurotransmitter
– A Lipotropic and Antinecrotic agent
– Used in treatment of metabolic disorders related with cholesterol
– Used in degenerative nervous disorders
– Protects against fatty degeneration of liver.
– Improves memory function, promotes ability to concentrate,
– Strengthening agent and cell protectant
Cosmetics:- Phosphatidyl Choline-70 improves the efficiency of cosmetics and improve the skin penetration of cosmetic actives, by forming a reservoir on the skin and prolong the action of entrapped material in the vesicles. They have been found to show an increase in moisturization and flexibility of the skin. Liposomes are also reported to increase penetration of water soluble ingredients.
The field of applications are skin care, hair care, face care, body care ,hand care, sun tan preparations, preshave & aftershave lotions, sun protections, liposome-creams, ointments, perfumes, aerosols, skin creames, nutritive and care preparations and dermatological products. It also acts as refattening, emulsifying and gel forming agent. Phosphatidyl Choline-70% with lecithin powder is used in face lotions, hair lotions, hair sprays after shave lotions and setting lotions. It protects the skin, cares for the hair, provides gloss and smoothness.
Legal Status :- GRAS (generally recognized as safe) status to Lecithin from the US FDA. 21 CFR 184.1400
Food & Drug Administration Modernisation Act :- 2001 First nutrient content claim to be authorised.
Prevention of Food Adulteration Act (PFA) 1954, 1955 & 2000:- Approve Lecithin as an Antioxidant, Emulsifying & Stabilizing Agent Govt. of India, New Delhi.
Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi – Specifications for Lecithin Food Grade Through Indian Standard IS 5055:1996 & IS 5055 : 1969
Storage & Stabilization:- Should be kept in cool & dry conditions, Avoid exposure to Moisture, heat,& light.
Packing:- 5Kg / 10 Kg & 25 Kg.
Shelf Life:- 12 months from the date of manufacturing when stored in unopened original packing at less than 15°C.