Improve Overall Health with Pure Sunflower Lecithin


Other Name: Sunflower Lecithin
Spec./ Purity: Phosphatidylcholine ≥20% ( Other specifications can be customized)
CAS Number: 8002-43-5
Appearance: Light yellow Powder
Main function: Prevent the Separation of Ingredients; Binding Agent in many food formulations.
Test Method: TLC
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Product Description

Sunflower lecithin, extracted from sunflower seeds, is a natural fatty substance found in both plants and animals. It's commonly used as an emulsifier in various foods and cosmetics. This yellow-brown liquid or powder with a neutral taste is often chosen as a soy lecithin alternative, especially by those with soy allergies or preferences.


Choosing SRS Sunflower Lecithin is a natural and smart decision. Our Sunflower Lecithin, extracted from high-quality sunflower seeds, stands out for its purity and performance. It's a healthier alternative to soy lecithin, making it an excellent choice for those with soy allergies or those who prefer soy-free products. With its neutral taste, it blends seamlessly into various food and cosmetic formulations, enhancing stability and texture.


Technical Data Sheet

Product name Sunflower  Lecithin Batch number 22060501
Sample source Packing workshop Quantity 5200Kg
Sampling date 2022 06 05 Manufacturing date 2022 06 05
Testing Basis GB28401-2012 Food additive - phospholipid standard
 Testing Item  Standards Inspecting Result
 【Sensory Requirements 】    
Color Light yellow to yellow Conform
Smell This product should have a special aroma of phospholipidno smell Conform
State This product should be power or waxy or liquid or Paste Conform
Acid Value(mg  KOH/g) ≦36 5
Peroxide Value(meq/kg) ≦10  




Acetone Insolubles (W/%) ≧60 98
Hexane Insolubles  (W/%) ≦0.3 0
Moisture  (W/%) ≦2.0 0.5
Heavy Metals(Pb  mg/kg) ≦20 Conform
Arsenic (As  mg/kg) ≦3.0 Conform
Residual Solvents (mg/kg) ≦40 0
Phosphatidylcholine ≧20.0% 22.3%
Conclusion:This batch meets 【GB28401-2012 Food additive - phospholipid standard】

Function and Effects

Emulsifying Agent:
Sunflower lecithin acts as an emulsifier, allowing ingredients that do not usually mix well to blend together smoothly. It helps stabilize mixtures, prevent separation, and improve the texture and consistency of various food and cosmetic products.

Nutritional Supplement:
Sunflower lecithin contains essential fatty acids, phospholipids, and other nutrients that can provide several potential health benefits. It is often taken as a dietary supplement to support brain health, memory, and cognitive function.

Cholesterol Management:
Some studies suggest that sunflower lecithin may help manage cholesterol levels by decreasing overall cholesterol absorption. It is believed to enhance the metabolism of fats and cholesterol, potentially reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases.


Liver Support:
Lecithin is known to contain a nutrient called choline, which plays a crucial role in liver health. Sunflower lecithin, with its choline content, can help support the liver's functions, including detoxification and regulating fat metabolism.

Skin Health:
In cosmetic products, sunflower lecithin is used to improve the texture, stability, and appearance of creams, lotions, and other skincare products. It can help hydrate the skin, enhance moisture retention, and provide a smoother feel upon application.

Application Fields

Dietary Supplements:
Sunflower lecithin is widely used as a natural alternative to soy lecithin in dietary supplements. It is available in the form of capsules, softgels, or liquid, and is taken to support brain health, liver function, and overall well-being.


Sunflower lecithin is utilized as an ingredient in pharmaceutical formulations as an emulsifier, dispersant, and solubilizer. It helps in enhancing drug delivery, bioavailability, and stability of various medications.

Cosmetics and Personal Care Products:
Sunflower lecithin is used in skincare, hair care, and cosmetic products for its emollient and conditioning properties. It helps in improving the texture, spreading, and skin-feel of the products.

Animal Feed:
Sunflower lecithin is added to animal feed to provide essential nutrients like choline and phospholipids, which are beneficial for growth, reproduction, and overall health in animals.

Sunflower Lecithin & Sports Nutrition

Allergen-Friendly Alternative: Sunflower lecithin is an excellent alternative to soy lecithin, which is commonly found in many food and supplement products. It's an ideal choice for those with soy allergies or sensitivities, allowing a broader range of consumers to enjoy sports nutrition products without concern for adverse reactions.

Clean Label and Natural Appeal: Sunflower lecithin aligns with the trend toward clean labels and natural ingredients in sports nutrition products. It offers an appealing, plant-based image to health-conscious athletes seeking products with minimal additives.

Incorporating sunflower lecithin into sports nutrition formulations can enhance the overall quality, appeal, and usability of these products, ensuring that athletes and fitness enthusiasts can derive maximum benefits from their nutritional supplements.

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  • Packaging

    1kg -5kg

    ★ 1kg/aluminium foil bag, with two plastic bags inside.

    ☆ Gross Weight | 1 .5kg

    ☆ Size | ID 18cmxH27cm


    25kg -1000kg

    ★ 25kg/fiber drum, with two plastic bags inside.

    ☆ Gross Weight | 28kg

    ☆ Size| ID42cmxH52cm

    ☆ Volume| 0.0625m3/Drum.


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    We offer swift pickup/delivery service, with orders being dispatched on the same or next day for prompt availability. packing-3

    Our Sunflower Lecithin has obtained certification in compliance with the following standards, demonstrating its quality and safety:

    ★ ISO 9001;

    ★ ISO14001;

    ★ ISO22000;

    ★ KOSHER;

    ★ HALAL.

    Is sunflower lecithin vegan?

    ♦ Yes, sunflower lecithin is typically considered vegan as it is derived from plants and does not involve the use of animal products.

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