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Ascorbic Acid

Ascorbic Acid

Ascorbic Acid, also known as Vitamin C, is a water-soluble vitamin essential for human health. It acts as an antioxidant, supports immune function, collagen synthesis, and helps with iron absorption. It is found naturally in fruits and vegetables and is commonly used as a dietary supplement.

Chemical Formula:

C₆H₈O₆

CAS Number:

50-81-7

Synonyms:

Vitamin C, L-Ascorbic Acid, Antiscorbutic Acid, L-Xyloascorbic Acid, 3-oxo-L-Gulofuranolactone, L-3-Ketothreohexuronic Acid

Characteristics

Molar Weight

176.12 g/mol

Melting Point

190°C-192°C (374°F-378°F)

Boiling Point

-

Solubility

Density

1.65 g/cm³

Forms

White or slightly Yellow crystalline powder

Odor

Odorless/A very faint odor

USES AND APPLICATIONS

Key applications

  • Nutritional Supplements
  • Skincare and Cosmetics
  • Water Treatment
  • Analytical Chemistry

Industries

  • Food and Beverage Industry
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Textile Industry

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