Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)

Product Description:

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. Ascorbic Acid takes part in many metabolism procedures in the human body, helps decrease brittleness of blood capillaries and increase body resistance.

Analysis Description
Appearance White or almost white crystalline powder
Identification Positive Reaction
Assay 99.0~100.5%
Melting Point About 190℃
PH (with 5% water solution) 2.1-2.6
Clarity of solution Clear
Colour of solution ≤ BY7
Methanol, % ≤0.1%
PH(10% aqueous solution) 5.0-7.0
Oxalic acid ≤ 0.2%
Iron ≤ 2ppm
Loss on drying ≤ 0.4%
Sulphate ash (residual on ingnition) ≤ 0.1%
Heavy Metals ≤ 10ppm
Mercury ≤ 0.1ppm
Lead ≤ 2ppm
Arsenic ≤ 3ppm
Cadmium ≤ 1ppm
Microbial Analysis
Total Plate Count ≤ 250
Total Yeast & Mold ≤ 50
Coliforms ≤ 3
E. Coli Negative
Salmonella Negative


Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) comes in a white crystalline powder and is used as an antioxidant. Other purposes include nutritional supplement, preservative and to improve dough quality. Applications include sport beverages, functional foods and beverages.

Kosher Certified  :

Ascorbic Acid is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve.

Halal Certified  :

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.

Gluten Free:

Ascorbic Acid is general recognized as Kosher classified as Parve.