Sodium Ascorbate, E301, CAS no.134-03-2, is the sodium salt of Ascorbic Acid and manufacturing process from Ascorbic Acid. white or light yellow crystalline powder. It is an important nutrition fortifier, antioxidant and preservative in food products. It can keep the food color, natural flavor, and extend shelf life for meat products, dairy products, and beverages. Sodium ascorbate is widely replaced by sodium erythorbate which has stronger antioxidant ability and will not bring acidic taste. Sodium ascorbate is widely used in food, beverage, cultivation and animal feed additives, and other fields. Used in meat: as color additives to maintain color; fruit storage: spray or use with citric acid to keep color and flavor, extend shelf life; canned products: add to the soup before canning to maintain color and flavor; bread: keep the color, natural flavor and extend shelf life; as additives in nutrient, feed additives. As a professional Sodium Ascorbate supplier, we supply Sodium Ascorbate powder NF/FCC/USP, food and pharma grade.
Sodium Ascorbate food grade Specification
|Appearance||White to slightly yellow cr ystalline powder|
|Assay (as C 6H 7NaO 6)||99.0 ‐ 101.0%|
|Specific optical rotation||+103° ‐ +106°|
|Clarity of solution||Clear|
|pH (10%, W/V )||7.0 ‐ 8.0|
|Loss on drying||≤0.25%|
|Sulphate (mg/kg)||≤ 150|
|Total heavy metals||≤0.001%|
|Residual Solvents (as Menthanol)||≤0.3%|
|Total plate count (cfu/g)||≤1000|
|Yeasts & molds (cuf/g)||≤100|
|Staphylococcus aureus/ 25g||Negative|
As a professional Sodium Ascorbate supplier, we’re engaged in export and distribute Sodium Ascorbate for years.
Raw Materials price: Prices of raw material Sorbitol are stable.
Market demand and supply : demand and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Sodium Ascorbate manufacturers didn’t change much.
Market Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Sodium Ascorbate E301 will be stable in the coming months.
Sodium Ascorbate is gluten free and widely used in gluten free food to provide better appearance and longer shelf-life to processed food.
Sodium Ascorbate is the sodium salt of Ascorbic Acid, available as White to slightly yellow crystalline powder, is general recognized as halal.
Sodium Ascorbate is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve.
Sodium Ascorbate is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.No significant side effects reported. Prolonged intake of sodium ascorbate might increase risk of kidney stone formation.Generally recognized as safe(GRAS) is a FDA designation that a specific substance or ingredient is generally considered safe by experts, and so is exempted from the usual Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) food additive tolerance requirements. Sodium Ascorbate is considered safe by FDA according to existing data and granted GRAS status.
Though Sodium Ascorbate is regarded as safe supplement, there maybe some side effects: abdominal cramps, heartburns, nausea, vomiting, constipation or diarrhea, while others may be allergic to it, causing itching, swelling, dizziness, and some, difficulty in breathing.