Synonyms: Antiscorbutic vitamin, ascorbate, ascorbic acid (AA), ascorbyl palmitate, calcium ascorbate, cevitamic acid, iso-ascorbic acid, l-ascorbic acid, sodium ascorbate
Packing detail: Net 25kgs/ barrel and square barrels.
Original: China, USA, UK, Germany, Spain
Chemical Formula: C6H8O6
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Product name: Vitamin C 99% (Ascorbic Acid)
Appearance: white crystals
Aplication: Stearin alcohol features strong anti-oxidation, supplements vitamin C. It is used in pharmaceutical, food, veterinary medicine, fisheries
Storage : cool and dry place
Process of making Vitamin C (referencing)
Ascorbic Acid is a sugar acid with antioxidant properties. Its appearance is white to light-yellow crystals or powder, and it is water-soluble. One form of Ascorbic Acid is commonly known as vitamin C
Ascorbic Acid is synthesized from glucose through a five-step process. Firstly, glucose, a pentahydroxy aldose, is reduced to sorbitol, which is then oxidized by the microorganism Acetobacter suboxydans. To selectively oxidize only one of the six hydroxy groups in sorbitol, an enzymatic reaction is involved. Treatment with propanone and an acid catalyst then protects four of the remaining hydroxyl groups in acetal linkages. The unprotected hydroxyl group is chemically oxidized to the carboxylic acid by reaction with sodium hypochlorite (bleaching solution). Hydrolysis with acid then removes the two acetal groups. The removal then causes an internal ester-forming reaction to yield Ascorbic Acid.