Agent Name

Ascorbyl palmitate

CAS Number

137-66-6

Formula

C22-H38-O7

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

1-Ascorbyl palmitate; 6-Hexadecanoyl-L-ascorbic acid; 6-Monopalmitoyl-L-ascorbate; 6-O-Palmitoyl ascorbate; 6-O-Palmitoylascorbic acid; 6-Palmitoyl-L-ascorbic acid; 6-Palmitoylascorbic acid; Ascorbic acid palmitate; Ascorbic acid palmitate (ester); Ascorbic palmitate; Ascorboyl palmitate; Ascorbyl 6-hexadecanoate, L-; Ascorbyl 6-palmitate; Ascorbyl monopalmitate; Ascorbyl palmitate (VAN); Ascorbyl palmitic acid; Ascorbylpalmitic acid; Cetyl ascorbate; L-Ascorbic acid 6-palmitate; L-Ascorbic acid, 6-hexadecanoate; L-Ascorbyl 6-palmitate; L-Ascorbyl monopalmitate; L-Ascorbyl palmitate; Ondascora; Palmitic acid, ester with ascorbic acid; Palmitoyl L-ascorbic acid; Quicifal; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Food Additives

Description

White or yellowish-white solid; Citrus-like odor; [HSDB] Faintly yellow powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a food preservative and as an antioxidant in oils, fats, and pharmaceuticals; A source of vitamin C; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

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