FRA C12® is made from monolaurine, a monoglyceride derivate from coconut oil and palm kernel.
Monolaurine has a specific antibacterial action on GRAM + bacteria and fat-coated virus. FRA C12® can be used in case of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) in swine and Avian Influenza or Newcastle disease outbreak in poultry.
FRA C12® is pH-independent and has an antimicrobial action all along the digestive tract. Thanks to a specific chemical structure FRA C12® is transported via the lymphatic system rather than blood system. It's not broken down by the liver and can be transferred to the milk.
FRA C12® decreases transmission of pathogen from sow to piglet throughout milk. FRA C12® decreases mortality from weaning to finishing and improve improves vaccination efficacy in broiler and decreases mortality on farm. It also is a helpful way to control mastitis and somatic cell counts in dairy farming as has a specific antibacterial action on two main pathogens family of mastitis : Staphylococcus Aureus and Streptococci species.
FRAC C12® is manufactured by FRAmelco (Netherlands)
Please watch a video about alpha-monolaurin below