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Ascorbic Acid, Powder
Ascorbic Acid, Powder


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Ascorbic acid
IUPAC name (R)-3,4-dihydroxy-5-((S)- 1,2-dihydroxyethyl)furan-2(5H)-one
CAS number [50-81-7]
PubChem 5785
EINECS number 200-066-2
Molecular formula C6H8O6
Molar mass 176.1241 g/mol
Appearance White or light yellow solid
Density 1.65 g/cm
Melting point

190-192 C, 463-465 K, 374-378 F (decomposes)

Solubility in water 33g/100ml
Solubility in ethanol 2g/100ml
Solubility in glycerol 1g/100ml
Solubility in propylene glycol 5g/100ml
Solubility in diethyl ether, chloroform, benzene, petroleum ether, oils, fats, fat solvents insoluble
Acidity (pKa) 4.17 (first), 11.6 (second)
MSDS ScienceLab.com
LD50 11.9 g/kg (oral, rat)[1]
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 C, 100 kPa)

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