On May 16, 2016, Japans Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) of food additive proposals for calcium carbonate and magnesium stearate
in various foods.
Microcrystalline cellulose (MCC) (WJ102), pregelatinized starch, colloidal silicon dioxide, magnesium stearate
, croscarmellose sodium (CCNa), low-substituted hydroxypropylcellulose (L-HPC), crospovidone (PVPP) (SL-10), and sodium carboxymethyl starch (CMS-Na) were donated by Anhui Shanher Pharmaceutical Excipient Co.
BF: Some supplement companies use magnesium stearate
as a flow agent for manufacturing.
Other constituents included dicalcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, croscarmellose sodium, silica dioxide and magnesium stearate
Bitter Fishy" Amine Silicon Dioxide -- Musty Magnesium Stearate
Bitter Oxidized Oil.
The asterisk alerts consumers that the theoretical possibility exists that anti-caking agents calcium or magnesium stearate
could be derived from animal sources, but practically speaking, on a commercial scale in 2015 in the United States, we have not found this to be the case.
All pint products have been made to honor ancient tradition with minimalist formulas, according to the company, and do not contain fillers, such as magnesium stearate
is a flow agent many supplement makers use in the capsules and tablets.
The lubricant magnesium stearate
was also selected as its potential for over-lubrication is well recognized.
Tibolone (Symbiotica, Malaysia), lactose monohydrate (DMV Fonterra Excipients GmbH, Germany), starch 1500 (Colorcon, India), potato starch (Roquette, France), magnesium stearate
(Ferro Corporation, USA).
Current products contain unwanted additives as sorbitol, croscarmellose, povidone, magnesium stearate
and polisorbate 80.
Some excipient components (dicalcium phosphate, magnesium stearate
and palmitate) reduce bioavailability.