Ascorbic Acid

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Catalog Number ACM50817-3
Product Name Ascorbic Acid
CAS Number 50-81-7
Structure Ascorbic Acid
Description Ascorbic acid is a naturally occurring organic compound and a form of Vitamin C. It is water-soluble and found in high concentrations in many types of fruits and vegetables, especially citrus fruits such as oranges and lemons. It is used in some beauty and skincare products due to its antioxidant properties.
IUPAC Name (2R)-2-[(1S)-1,2-Dihydroxyethyl]-3,4-dihydroxy-2H-furan-5-one
Synonyms Ascoltin
Molecular Weight 176.12
Molecular Formula C6H8O6
Canonical SMILES C(C(C1C(=C(C(=O)O1)O)O)O)O
Inchi 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
Boiling Point 227.71 °C
Melting Point 190-194 °C
Flash Point 180.4 °C
Purity 99%
Density 1.65 g/cm³
Solubility Insoluble in ether, chloroform, benzene, petroleum ether, oils, fats, fat solvents
Appearance Solid
Storage 5-30 °C

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