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Alfa Aesar™ L-Ascorbic acid sodium salt, 99%

$35.72 - $110.89

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material L-Ascorbic acid sodium salt
CAS 134-03-2
Molecular Formula C6H7NaO6
Formula Weight 198.11
MDL Number MFCD00082340
Beilstein 3767246
Merck Index 14,830
Synonym Vitamin C sodium salt; Sodium L-ascorbate
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AAA1775922

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alfa aesar™
A1775922
100g Each for $35.72

AAA1775936

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A1775936
500g Each for $110.89
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 198.11
Merck Index 14,830
Assay 99%
Melting Point ≈220°C
Quantity 100g
CAS 134-03-2
Chemical Name or Material L-Ascorbic acid sodium salt
MDL Number MFCD00082340
RTECS Number CI7671000
Molecular Formula C6H7NaO6
Optical Rotation +105° (c=5 in Water)
Synonym Vitamin C sodium salt; Sodium L-ascorbate
Beilstein 3767246
TSCA TSCA

Applications
L-Ascorbic acid sodium salt is used as an antioxidant, an acidity regulator and an antimicrobial in food stuffs. As a reductant, it is involved in the isolation of chloroplasts. It acts as a coenzyme for many hydroxylation reactions. It plays a vital role to eliminate chronic and acute infections. It finds applications as an additive in curing meat products such as ham and sausage meat. It is widely used as a nutritional supplement in agriculture and animal feed to promote the growth of young animals and prevent scurvy. It is also used as an intermediate in the manufacture of various organic chemicals.

Solubility
Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in alcohol. Insoluble in chloroform and ether.

Notes
Light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.