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Alfa Aesar™ L-(+)-Ascorbic acid, 99+%

$26.07 - $313.41

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-(+)-Ascorbic acid
CAS 50-81-7
Molecular Formula C6H8O6
Formula Weight 176.12
MDL Number MFCD00064328
Beilstein 84272
Merck Index 14,830
Synonym Vitamin C
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AAA1561318

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alfa aesar™
A1561318
50g Each for $26.07

AAA156130E

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A156130E
2500g Each for $313.41

AAA1561322

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alfa aesar™
A1561322
100g Each for $35.72

AAA1561336

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A1561336
500g Each for $80.31
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 176.12
CAS 50-81-7
Merck Index 14,830
Synonym Vitamin C
Quantity 50g
RTECS Number CI7650000
Chemical Name or Material L-(+)-Ascorbic acid
TSCA TSCA
Assay ≥99%
Molecular Formula C6H8O6
MDL Number MFCD00064328
Beilstein 84272
Melting Point 190° to 193°C (dec.)
Optical Rotation +21° (c=10 in Water)

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.

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.

Notes
Stable in air when dry.