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36237 L-(+)-Ascorbic acid, ACS, 99+%

CAS Number
50-81-7
Synonyms
Vitamin C

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36237-14 25g 21.00
36237-22 100g 41.00
36237-36 500g 140.00
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L-(+)-Ascorbic acid, ACS, 99+%

MDL
MFCD00064328
EINECS
200-066-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H8O6
Formula Weight
176.12
Form
Powder
Melting point
ca 191° dec.
Density
1.65
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water. Insoluble in ether, chloroform, benzene, petroleum ether, oils, fats and fat solvents. L-ascorbic acid means that the compound's stereochemistry is related to that of the levorotatory enantiomer of glyceraldehyde.

Applications

It is all important nutrient and antioxidant. L-ascorbic acid is frequently practiced as a processing aid or as a preservative in certain nutrients or food components. It is likewise utilized in the synthetic polymer industry, in photo processing, and in metal technology. Miscellaneous uses have been proposed in cosmetics, fibers, preservation of blood, preservation of cut plants, cleaning agents, and in assay reagents.

Notes

Stable in air when dry.

Literature References

Liu, J.; Liu, L.; Wu, X.; Zhang, X.; Li, T. Environmentally friendly synthesis of graphene-silver composites with surface-enhanced Raman scattering and antibacterial activity via reduction with L-ascorbic acid/water vapor. New J. Chem. 2015, 39, 5272-5281.

Liu, F.; Wang, L.; Gu, L.; Zhao, W.; Su, H.; Cheng, X. Higher transcription levels in ascorbic acid biosynthetic and recycling genes were associated with higher ascorbic acid accumulation in blueberry. Food Chemistry 2015, 188, 399-405.

Other References

Merck
14,830
Beilstein
84272
Harmonized Tariff Code
2936.27
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
CI7650000

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