Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)
Property: Ascorbic Acid is an organic compound with antioxidant property.
It is a white solid, but impure samples can appear yellowish. It dissolves well in water to give mildly acidic solutions. Ascorbic acid is one form ("vitamer") of vitamin C. It was originally called L-hexuronic acid.
Shelf Life: 3 years
CAS No. 50-81-7
Chemical Formula C 6 H 8 O 6
Specification BP 2009/ USP 32 / FCC V
Packing In 25kg cartons
Functional use Antioxidant
Appearance White crystalline powder
Identification Positive reaction
Melting point About 190 °C
Specific rotation +20.5 --- +21.5 o
PH value 2.1 - 2.6
Clarity of solution Clear
Colour of solution BY7 max
Heavy metals 10 ppm max
Copper 5 ppm max
Iron 2 ppm max
Assay(on dried basis) 99.0 - 100.5%
Residue on ignition 0.1% max
Organic volatile impurities Conforms
Oxalic Acid 0.2% max
Use: Vitamin C is widely used in many fields such as food, beverage, breeding and forage additives. Its main functions reflected in following 5 aspects:
1. Keep food, fruit and beverage fresh and prevent them from producing unpleasant smell.
2. Prevent formation of nitrosamine from nitrite in meat products.
3. Improve dough quality and make baked food expand to its maximum
4. Compensate the Vitamin C loss of beverage, fruit and vegetables during processing procedures.
5. Used as nutritional element in additives
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