Agent Name

Sodium ascorbate

CAS Number

134-03-2

Formula

C6-H7-O6.Na

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

3-Oxo-L-gulofuranolactone sodium; Ascorbate de sodium [INN-French]; Ascorbato sodico [DCIT]; Ascorbic acid sodium derivative; Ascorbic acid sodium salt; Ascorbicin; Ascorbin; Cebitate; Cenolate; Cevalin; HBL 508; Iskia-C; L-Ascorbic acid sodium salt; L-Ascorbic acid, monosodium salt; Monosodium L-ascorbate; Natrascorb; Natri-C; Natrii ascorbas [INN-Latin]; Sodascorbate; Sodium L-ascorbate; Sodium derivative of 3-oxo-L-gulofuranolactone; Vitamin C sodium; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Food Additives

Description

White or faintly yellow solid; [HSDB] White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as antioxidant in foods and medication; [HSDB]

Comments

Vitamin C may cause diarrhea at very high oral doses (>1 g/day); Ingestion of high doses may acidify urine and precipitate urinary tract stone in patients with hyperoxaluria; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

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