Vitamin A 25 000 IU with Pectin by Carlson Laboratories 300 Softgel Vitamin A 25 000 IU with Pectin Vitamin A has several important functions in the body including the maintenance of proper vision. When the body is deficient in Vitamin A the eye gradually loses its ability to adapt to changes in light resulting in Night Blindness. Another vital role of vitamin A concerns the formation maintenance and growth of skin which forms the body's primary barrier to infection. Vitamin A from fish liver oil dispersed with apple and or citrus pectin for emulsification in the body when taken with liquids such as water tea or juice. Warning The recommended daily serving of this product contains more than 10 000 IU of Vitamin A from retinol. Large amounts of Vitamin A from retinol are known to cause birth defects.