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 there pair of tissue and the enzymatic production of certain neurotransmitters.
CAS NO: 50-81-7
Molar mass: 176.124 g·mol1
Density: 1.694 g/cm3
Trade names: Ascor, Cevalin, others
Boiling point: 552.7 °C (1,026.9 °F)