Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)


In stock


Recommended Dosage (Indicative Only)


The suggested dosage for Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) as a dietary supplement typically ranges from 1.1 to 1.3 mg per day for adults, according to the National Institutes of Health. Always refer to DRGD NPRA Guidelines for Malaysian complaints.


In cosmetic applications, Riboflavin is often used for its potential benefits to skin health. The concentration of Riboflavin in skincare products typically varies based on the product type and desired effect. However, it’s generally recommended to use products with a Riboflavin concentration of 0.01% to 0.1% to avoid potential skin irritation. As always, it’s important to patch test any new product before applying it widely to the skin.

Remember, our products are sourced globally and tested with proprietary methods to ensure the highest quality at an affordable price point.


Riboflavin, also known as Vitamin B2, is a water-soluble vitamin that is essential for human health


  • Riboflavin is involved in many critical metabolic processes in the body
  • It helps convert carbohydrates into adenosine triphosphate (ATP), which produces energy as the body needs it
  • It is required for the growth, development, and function of the cells in the body
  • It works as an antioxidant, fighting damaging particles in the body known as free radicals


  • Riboflavin helps release energy from foods and is important for the growth, development, and function of the cells in the bod
  • Riboflavin functions as an antioxidant, fighting damaging particles in the body known as free radicals
  • Riboflavin deficiency can result in macronutrients like fats, carbohydrates, and proteins not being digested to maintain the body
  • Riboflavin is also needed to help the body change vitamin B6 and folate into forms it can use
  • Riboflavin deficiency can lead to health problems such as brain and heart disorders, some cancers, and high levels of homocysteine in the blood, which is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease


Riboflavin occurs naturally in some foods, added to others, and it can be taken as supplements

  • Grains, plants, and dairy products
  • Meat, fish, and poultry
  • Eggs, nuts, and green vegetables

It’s important to consume Riboflavin every day, because the body can only store small amounts, and supplies go down rapidly

Most healthy people who eat a well-balanced diet get enough Riboflavin. However, elderly people and alcoholics may be at risk for Riboflavin deficiency because of poor diet

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin 5 phosphate) vs Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)


  • Riboflavin is the inactive form of Vitamin B2.
  • It is destroyed by light and heat and in an alkaline medium.
  • It is absorbed in the upper part of the small intestine, is increased with food and delayed on an empty stomach.
  • It is converted to Riboflavin 5 Phosphate in the mitochondria.

Riboflavin 5 Phosphate:

  • Riboflavin 5 Phosphate is the active form of Vitamin B2.
  • It is synthesized in the mitochondria.
  • It is involved in many critical metabolic processes in the body.
  • It is required for the conversion of Folate and Vitamin B6 to their bioavailable forms.

Riboflavin 5 Phosphate is the more bioavailable form of Vitamin B2 and is used in many metabolic processes in the body.

It is also required for the conversion of other vitamins to their bioavailable forms.

Certifications - Chemist (IKM)

Did you know Certifications, Specifications and Chemical Analysis are ONLY issued by a Board Registered Chemist (IKM)?

You unknowingly could be engaging in an offense that could result in imprisonment or fines.

The requirement under Malaysian law, The Chemist Act 1975 (Act 158), all chemical analyses must be done by a certified Chemist recognized by IKM.

At Its Specifications are issued and crosschecked by IKM Certified Chemist (IKM: M/6082/9735/22).

Any person who contravenes subsection (1) or (2) commits an offence and shall, on conviction, be liable to a fine not exceeding ten thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year or to both and, for the second and subsequent offence, to a fine not exceeding fifty thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or two both.


Holding out as registered chemist and restrictions pertaining to chemical analysis

    1. No person who is not registered under this Act shall—
      1. practise or hold himself out as a registered chemist or as a person of any other like description;
      2. advertise by any means or in any manner as being engaged in practice as a registered chemist; or
      3. adopt, use or exhibit the term “registered chemist” or its equivalent in any other language or any other term of like description in such circumstances as to indicate or to be likely to lead persons to infer that he is a registered chemist.
    2. No person shall give or provide in a determinative capacity, or certify or declare in writing the result of, any chemical analysis for the purpose of determining the composition or specifications of any substance or product consumed or used by, or intended for the consumption or use of, the public or any section thereof, unless—

Unless otherwise specified, all product will include a basic specification sheet.

Requirements for supporting documents such as Halal and NPRA, MAL (Supplement), OTC registration will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

How to Get Specifications?

Upon successful payment of the product, you can access the specifications in the download area when you click your profile or on every product page.

Additional information

Pack Size

1kg, 5kg


Frequently Bought Together

Price: RM938.00