ASCORBIC ACID

Item No.: 00115
Ascorbic Acid/Vitamin C is one of the popular food additives and ingredients in most countries.Please leave your infomation, we will send some sample or case to you.
  • TYPE:
    ANTIOXIDANTS
  • CAS:
    50-81-7
  • EINECS:
    200-066-2
  • HS CODE:
    29362700
Description Specification Applications
Description
product information
Ascorbic acid/vitamin C is one of the most popular food additives and ingredients in most countries. 
Basic information and chemical properties
form White crystals
IF C 6 H 8 O 6
megawatt 176.12
melting point 190-194°C
boiling point 227.71°C
density 1,65 g/ cm3
Pka 4.04, 11.7(25°C)
Storage temperature Store at +5°C to +30°C
   
Specification
 thing        Target    result  
describe   White crystalline powder or granules meets the
assay              99.0~100.5% 99.65%
Clarity and color of solution      Clear Conforms
Identification Positive reaction Conforms
Specific Rotation    (+)20.5°~(+)21.5° 20.52°
Residue On Ignition   0.1%max 0.049%
Heavy Metal     10 ppm max Conforms
Copper          5 ppm max Conforms
Mercury         0.1 ppm max Conforms
Arsenic          2 ppm max Conforms
Iron            2 ppm max conforms
Lead            0.5 ppm max Conforms
pH 2.2~2.6 2.47
cadmium 1ppm max Conforms
colour of solution Not more than BY7 Conforms
oxalic acid 0.2% max Conforms
Organic volatile impurities Meets the requirements Conforms
Staphylococcus Aureus negative Conforms
Total Plate Count cfu/g 1000max Conforms
Yeast & Mold cfu/g 100max Conforms
E. Coli: negative Conforms
Salmonella: negative Conforms
Loss on drying  0.1% max 0.062%
Coliforms: negative conforms
Melting point range 190-192℃ 191℃ 
Applications

Ascorbic acid, a water-soluble dietary supplement, is consumed by humans more than any other supplement. The name ascorbic means antiscurvy and denotes the ability of ascorbic to combat this disease. Vitamin C is the l-enantiomer of ascorbic acid. Ascorbic acid deficiency in humans results in the body's inability to synthesize collagen, which is the most abundant protein in vertebrates. 
In the pharmarceutical industry:
It can be used of treat scurvy and various acute and chronic in fectious diseases, are applicable to the lack of VC.
In the food industry:
It can be used as both nutritional supplements and VC in food preservation, and is widely used in meat products, fermented flour products, beer, refreshments, fruit juice, canned fruit, canned meat, etc. It is also commonly used in cosmetics, feed additives and other industrial fields.

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