L-Ascorbic Acid Anhydrous Free-Flowing ACS Reagent 99%,  500 Gram

L-Ascorbic Acid Anhydrous Free-Flowing ACS Reagent 99%, 500 Gram

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L-Ascorbic Acid Anhydrous Free-Flowing ACS Reagent ≥99%, 500 Gram

Synonym: L-Threoascorbic acid, Antiscorbutic factor, Vitamin C

  • CAS Number 50-81-7 Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H8O6
  • Molecular Weight 176.12
  • Beilstein/REAXYS Number 84272
  • EC Number 200-066-2
  • MDL number MFCD00064328
  • PubChem Substance ID 329768483
  • NACRES NA.21
Quality Level   200
biological source   synthetic (organic)
grade   ACS reagent
assay   ≥99%
form   powder
optical activity   [α]25/D +20.5 to +21.5° in water
quality   free-flowing
ign. residue   <0.1%
color   white
pH   1.0-2.5 (25 °C, 176 g/L in water)
mp   190-194 °C (dec.)
solubility   water: soluble 176 g/L at 20 °C
cation traces   Fe: ≤0.001%
  heavy metals: ≤0.002% (by ICP-OES)
SMILES string   OC([C@]([C@@H](O)CO)([H])O1)=C(O)C1=O
InChI   1S/C6H8O6/c7-1-2(8)5-3(9)4(10)6(11)12-5/h2,5,7-10H,1H2/t2-,5+/m0/s1
Gene Information   human ... SLC23A2(9962)

General description
L-Ascorbic acid or vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin found in various foodstuffs. Benefits of vitamin C may include protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, hyperpigmentation, skin protection, anti-aging, iron absorption, and red blood cell production. It is also useful in the biosynthesis of collagen, L-carnitine, and neurotransmitters.

L-Ascorbic acid (anhydrous) can be used in pharmaceutical applications.

Safety Information

RIDADR NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany WGK 1
Flash Point(F) Not applicable
Flash Point(C) Not applicable


Safety Data Sheet


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