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50-81-7 - L-(+)-Ascorbic acid, 99+% - Vitamin C - A15613 - Alfa Aesar

A15613 L-(+)-Ascorbic acid, 99+%

CAS Number
50-81-7
Synonyms
Vitamin C

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
50g 17.82
100g 23.59
500g 47.52
2500g 185.40
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L-(+)-Ascorbic acid, 99+%

MDL
MFCD00064328
EINECS
200-066-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H8O6
Formula Weight
176.12
Melting point
190-193° dec.
Density
1.65
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

L-Ascorbic acid is an all important nutrient and antioxidant. L-ascorbic acid is frequently used as a processing aid or as a preservative in certain nutrients or food components. It is also 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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