D-alpha tocopheryl acetate

Natural D-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate Manufacturer

The ester form of tocopherol is called Tocopheryl acetate. The ester form indicates that its structure is in alcohol form. In this form the D-Alpha Tocopherol acetate the active antioxidant group is blocked by attaching an acid which acts like a protective cap or muzzle. The antioxidant function is blocked until the acid is removed in our gut by special enzymes. It is predominantly used in softgel applications

We at Matrix Fine Sciences, as a D-alpha tocopheryl acetate manufacturer produce a mortified form of Alpha tocopheryl acetate termed the D Alpha Tocopherol. This mortified form does not degrade if exposed to air or light hence it is more stable and has longer shelf life

Tocopheryl acetate is the ester form of tocopherol, meaning it has an alcohol in the structure. In the esterified form of Alpha Tocopherol the active antioxidant group is blocked by attaching an acid. The attached acid act like a protective cap or muzzle. The antioxidant function is blocked until the acid is removed. In our gut special enzymes remove the acid and free the Alpha tocophrol.

Available Concentrations:

  • NATURALL-e™ SOTA-D 1300IU