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Parchem is a Leading Supplier of Ascorbyl Palmitate

Apr 22, 2013

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Ascorbyl PalmitateAscorbyl Palmitate [CAS: 137-66-6] is a 16-carbon saturated fatty acid ester that is produced from Ascorbic acid and Palmitic acid. Ascorbyl Palmitate is also known as Vitamin C Palmitate, L-Ascorbic acid 6-hexadecanoate, 6-O-Palmitoylascorbic acid, or by its IUPAC name [(2S)-2-[(2R)-4,5-Dihydroxy-3-oxo-2-furyl]-2-hydroxy-ethyl] hexadecanoate. Ascorbyl Palmitate supplied by Parchem is approved as a food additive in the US, EU, Australia, and New Zealand, registered as E Number E304.

Ascorbyl Palmitate is a fat-soluble form of Vitamin C.  The Ascorbyl Palmitate molecule is amphipathic, meaning that one end of the molecule is water-soluble and the other end of the molecule is fat-soluble. Ascorbyl Palmitate is used as an anti-oxidant in foods, pharmaceuticals, nutritional supplements, skin care products, and in certain cosmetics. It is also used as a preservative for certain food and beverage products.

Certain studies have suggested that Vitamin C, which is closely related to Ascorbyl Palmitate, supports several important biological functions and is often used in nutritional supplements.

Parchem – fine & specialty chemicals is a leading supplier of nutritional supplements such as Vitamin C and Ascorbyl Palmitate. As an ISO 9001:2008 certified company, Parchem is committed to providing our customers with the highest quality of products and services.   

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