Sodium Ascorbate - API
Sodium ascorbate is one of a number of mineral salts of ascorbic acid. The molecular formula of this chemical compound is C-H-NaO. As the sodium salt of ascorbic acid, it is known as a mineral ascorbate. It has not been demonstrated to be more bioavailable than any other form of vitamin C supplement.
CAS NO: 134-03-2
Molar mass: 198.11 g/mol
IUPAC ID: sodium5-[(1S)-1,2-dihydroxyethyl]-3-hydroxy-4-oxo-furan-2-olate
Melting point: 220 °C
Density: 1.66 g/cm³
Appearance: minute white to yellow crystals