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Ascorbic acid

British Pharmacopoeia (BP) Reference Standard

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Synonym(s):
L-Ascorbic acid, L-Threoascorbic acid, Antiscorbutic factor, Vitamin C
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H8O6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
176.12
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
84272
EC Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

API family

ascorbic acid

form

solid

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

manufacturer/tradename

BP

color

white

mp

190-194 °C (dec.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

OC([C@]([C@@H](O)CO)([H])O1)=C(O)C1=O

InChI

1S/C6H8O6/c7-1-2(8)5-3(9)4(10)6(11)12-5/h2,5,7-10H,1H2/t2-,5+/m0/s1

InChI key

CIWBSHSKHKDKBQ-JLAZNSOCSA-N

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BP461

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1043003

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Ascorbic acid

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

grade

certified reference material, pharmaceutical secondary standard

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

application(s)

pharmaceutical

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

application(s)

food and beverages

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

format

neat

format

neat

format

neat

API family

ascorbic acid

API family

ascorbic acid

API family

ascorbic acid

API family

ascorbic acid

color

white

color

-

color

-

color

-

General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Application

Ascorbic acid BP Reference standard, intended for use in laboratory tests only as specifically prescribed in the British Pharmacopoeia.

Also used in monographs such as:

  • Vitamins B and C Injection


  • Ascorbic Acid Tablets


  • Paediatric Vitamins A, C and D Oral Drops


  • Ascorbic Acid Injection


  • Potassium Ascorbate Eye Drops


  • Ascorbic Acid Chewable Tablets
  • Packaging

    Unit quantity: 100 mg. Subject to change. The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity please visit British Pharmacopoeia

    Other Notes

    Sales restrictions may apply.

    Storage Class

    11 - Combustible Solids

    wgk_germany

    WGK 1

    flash_point_f

    Not applicable

    flash_point_c

    Not applicable


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