Vitamin C or ascorbic acid is a water soluble vitamin. Vitamin C is high anti-oxidation, it is used to prevent scurvy disease, vitamin C is used as antioxidant in food additives.

Nutritional Phytochemical Analytical Laboratory

Molecular Weight: 176.13

Molecular Formula: C6H8O6

IUPAC Name: (R)-3,4-dihydroxy-5-((S)- 1,2-dihydroxyethyl)furan-2(5H)-one

CAS Name: L-Ascorbic acid

CAS number: 50-81-7

Vitamin C

Structural Formula

3D Structural Formula