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Ascorbic acid

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) 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:
84272
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

API family

ascorbic acid

manufacturer/tradename

USP

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable

mp

190-194 °C (dec.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

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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Ascorbic acid

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pharmaceutical (small molecule)

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pharmaceutical

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pharmaceutical (small molecule)

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neat

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neat

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neat

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ascorbic acid

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ascorbic acid

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ascorbic acid

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technique(s)

HPLC: suitable

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gas chromatography (GC): suitable, liquid chromatography (LC): suitable

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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 USP reference standard for specified quality tests and assay use.

Also used to prepare standard, standard stock, system suitability solutions for assay, impurity analysis, and strength according to the given below monographs and general chapters of United States Pharmacopeia (USP):
  • Ascorbic Acid Chewable Gels
  • Ascorbic Acid Compounded Oral Solution
  • Ascorbic Acid Injection
  • Glutathione

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable


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