Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid and ascorbate, is a vitamin found in various foods and sold as a dietary supplement. It is used to prevent and treat scurvy.Vitamin C is an essential nutrient involved in the repair of tissue and the enzymatic production of certain neurotransmitters. It is required for the functioning of several enzymes and is important for immune system function.It also functions as an antioxidant.
|Common Name||L-Ascorbic acid|
|CAS Number||50-81-7||Molecular Weight||176.124|
|Density||2.0±0.1 g/cm3||Boiling Point||552.7±50.0 °C at 760 mmHg|
|Molecular Formula||C6H8O6||Melting Point||190-194 °C (dec.)|