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Erythorbic Acid FCC

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Erythorbic Acid FCC

CAS #

89-65-6

SYNONYM

Isoascorbic Acid, d-erythro-ascorbic acid; D-erythro-Hex-2-enonic acid, .gamma.-lactone; 2,3-Didehydro-D-erythro-hexono-1,4-lactone; D-erythro-hex-2-enonic acid, gamma-lactone

FORMULA

C6H8O6

Product Specifications

ASSAY

99.0 - 100.5%

APPEARANCE

White Crystalline powder or granules

SULPHATED ASH

<0.3%

LOSS ON DRYING

0.4% Max.

SPECIFIC ROTATION

-16.5 to -18

HEAVY METALS

<20 ppm

RESIDUE ON IGNITION

0.3% Max.

ARSENIC

<3ppm

LEAD

<10 ppm

MELTING POINT

164-171 c (dec.)

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

176.14

SOLUBILITY

water, alcohol, pyridine, oxygenated solvs.

SLIGHTLY SOLUBLE

in glycerin

MODERATELY SOLUBLE

in acetone

NOTES

A stereoisomer of ascorbic acid (Vitamin C), erythorbic acid is a strong antioxidant and preservative.  


It helps to maintain the natural color and flavor of food products while increasing shelf life.  

Use: ANTIOXIDANT

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