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L-Ascorbic acid

certified reference material, TraceCERT®

Synonym: L-Threoascorbic acid, Antiscorbutic factor, Vitamin C

  • CAS Number 50-81-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H8O6

  • Molecular Weight 176.12

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 84272

  •  EC Number 200-066-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00064328

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329758362

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Properties

Related Categories Additional Standards, Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, CRMs for Chromatography (neats), Certified Reference Materials (CRMs),
Quality Level   100
grade   certified reference material
  TraceCERT®
assay   99.10%
form   neat
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
pH   1.0-2.5 (25 °C, 176 g/L in water)
mp   190-194 °C (dec.)
Featured Industry   Cleaning Products
Cosmetics
Food and Beverages
Personal Care
Vitamins, Nutraceuticals, and Natural Products
format   neat
storage temp.   20-25°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

Description

General description

L-Ascorbic acid is the primary dietary source of vitamin C.It is mainly used in the prevention of scurvy.In animals, it is produced by the reduction of dehydroascorbic acid.

This certified reference material (CRM) is produced and certified in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025 and ISO 17034 (ISO Guide 34). This CRM is traceable to primary material from an NMI, e.g. NIST or NMIJ.
Certified content by quantitative NMR incl. uncertainty and expiry date are given on the certificate.
Download your certificate at: http://www.sigma-aldrich.com.

Application

L-Ascorbic acid may be used a certified reference standard for the quantification of the analyte in fruits and vegetables using high-performance liquid chromatography technique.

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Packaging

Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Legal Information

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
CI7650000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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