Ascorbic Acid powder, known as Vitamin C, E300, Food antioxidant, CAS no.50-81-7, Chemical Formula C6H8O6. Ascorbic acid is a water-soluble, sugar-based acid with strong antioxidant properties. Manufacturing process by fermentation technique. Function:it plays an important role in the human health and widely used in food, beverages, cosmetics and pharma area. Ascorbic Acid takes part in many metabolism procedures in the human body, helps decrease brittleness of blood capillaries and increase body resistance.In addition to prevention of scurvy,it is often used as a supplement for treatment of acute or chronic infection diseases or purpura. As a professional supplier of Ascorbic Acid, we distribute Ascorbic Acid food grade, Ascorbic Acid USP, Ascorbic Acid FCC, Ascorbic Acid Tech grade(s). Food source: high source Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) in foods such as citrus fruit, tomatoes, potatoes, and leafy vegetables.
Ascorbic Acid Food Grade Specification
|Appearance||White or almost white crystal or crystalline powder|
|Melting point||191 ℃ ~ 192℃|
|pH (5%, w/v)||2.2 ~ 2.5|
|pH (2%,w/v)||2.4 ~ 2.8|
|Specific optical rotation||+20.5° ~ +21.5°|
|Clarity of solution||Clear|
|Assay (as C 6H 8O6, %)||99.0 ~ 100.5|
|Loss on drying||≤0.1%|
|Sulphated ash||≤ 0.1%|
|Residual solvents (as methanol)||≤ 500 mg/kg|
|Total plate count (cfu/g)||≤ 1000|
|Yeasts & molds (cfu/g)||≤ 100|
|Staphylococcus aureus/ 25g||Absence|
As a professional Ascorbic Acid supplier, we’re engaged in export and distribute Ascorbic Acid for years.
Raw Materials price: Prices of raw material Sorbitol are stable.
Market demand and supply : demand is far more than supply. The price was keeping low for years around $3-4/kg now rush to $7-8/kg. Production capacity of the Ascorbic Acid manufacturers didn’t change much.
Market Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Ascorbic Acid will be stable in the coming months.
Ascorbic Acid is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide better appearance, longer shelf-life and higher nutrition value to processed food.
Ascorbic Acid is common form of vitamin C, available as White or almost white crystal or crystalline powder, generally recognized as halal. We will still audit another 2 key points to make sure that our Ascorbic Acid is 100% halal: Are there any pig products used in manufacturing process of this ingredient? Does the ingredient contain Alcohol (impure) or other haraam ingredients?
Ascorbic Acid is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve.
Though Ascorbic Acid is regarded as a safe ingredient, there maybe some side effects:
- dizziness or faintness (with the injection only)
- flushing or redness of skin
- increase in urination (mild)
- nausea or vomiting
- stomach cramps
Ascorbic Acid can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Ascorbic Acid is often used as an antioxidant in food preservation, meat products, fermented flour products, beer, tea, fruit juices, canned fruit, and canned meat. Ascorbic Acid can also be used as a nutritional supplement.