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Erythorbic Acid

Erythorbic Acid Supplier Manufacturer's Representative

CAS number : 89-65-6
EINECS EC code number: 201-928-0
Molecular Weight: 176.13
Chemical Formula: C6H8O6

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DESCRIPTION

Erythorbic acid, earlier known as isoascorbic acid and D-araboascorbic acid, is a stereoisomer of ascorbic acid. It is a vegetable-derived food additive produced from sucrose. It is denoted by E number E315, and is widely used as an antioxidant in processed foods. The use of erythorbic acid as a food preservative has increased recently. It is also used as a preservative in cured meats and frozen vegetables.

CAS number: 89-65-6
EINECS, EC No.: 201-928-0
HS Code: 2932290090
Synonyms: (5R)-5-[(1R)-1,2-dihydroxyethyl]-3,4-dihydroxyfuran-2(5H)-one; D-Araboascorbic acid, Erythorbate, Isoascorbic acid, E315, Isovitamin C; D-araboascorbic acid; D-erythro-Hex-2-enonic acid, gamma-lactone; D-Isoascorbic Acid.
Molecular formula: C6H8O6
Molecular weight: 176.13 g/mol 

Specifications of Erythorbic Acid:

Identification Passes Test
Appearance White odorless crystalline powder.
Assay 99.0 - 100.5%
Specific Rotation, [a ]25°/D °C Between -16.5° and -18.0°
Heavy Metals 10 ppm max
Lead 5 ppm max
Arsenic 3 ppm max
Residue on Ignition, >0.3% max
Loss on Drying 0.4% max
Packing : 25-kg (55-lb) or as required by the buyer

Used in various foods as water-soluble antioxidant to prevent change (color, taste, fragrance) of food occurred by oxidation. It is found in frozen seafood, fishery product, stock meat, stock fish sausage, fruit, vegetable, pickles, beverage, gerry pet food etc.

It is also used as Oxygen absorbers (Sponge cake, Confectionery), boiler oxygen scavenger, photographic developer, hair dye and reaction-catalyst in resin polymerization.


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