CAS Number: 134-03-2

E-Number: E301

EC Number: 205-126-1

Mol. Formula: C6H7NaO6

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25kg Kilo Bag Option for Sodium Ascorbate

What is Sodium Ascorbate?

Sodium Ascorbate is a form of Vitamin C commonly used as an antioxidant and preservative in food, beverage, pharmaceutical, and industrial industries. It is a sodium salt of ascorbic acid, a water-soluble vitamin essential to the human body.

Manufacturing Sodium Ascorbate happens through a chemical process that involves reacting ascorbic acid with sodium bicarbonate or sodium carbonate. The reaction results in the formation of a sodium salt of ascorbic acid, which is then purified and dried into a powder form. The manufacturing process of Sodium Ascorbate involves a series of chemical reactions and purification steps to ensure the final product is of high purity and quality. Applications such as food and beverage products to pharmaceutical and industrial products use Sodium Ascorbate in the powder form.

Sodium Ascorbate, as a source of Vitamin C, an antioxidant and preservative, has various applications in the UK. In the food industry, it is used as a preservative to prevent the spoilage of processed meats, fish, and poultry. Beverage companies add it to fruit juices, soft drinks, and others as a source of Vitamin C and to enhance their shelf life. Additionally, Sodium Ascorbate is used as a flour improver in baked goods to improve dough strength and stability.

In the pharmaceutical industry, Sodium Ascorbate is commonly used as an antioxidant to prevent the degradation of drugs and to enhance their stability. It is also added to nutritional supplements to provide a source of Vitamin C for the body.

In the cosmetic industry, the antioxidant properties of Sodium Ascorbate make it a powerful addition to skincare products and its ability to brighten the skin. Furthermore, industrial applications use Sodium Ascorbate as a reducing agent in photography and as a component in certain dyes and pigments.

Sodium Ascorbate at Kilo Ltd.

Sodium Ascorbate is a versatile product with many applications across various industries. As a trusted supplier, we keep Sodium Ascorbate in our BRC Accredited warehouse, ready for prompt delivery to your doorstep. Whether you need a small quantity of 25kg or a large pallet, we cater to all requirements throughout the UK and Ireland.

We hope this brief overview has provided some insight into the potential uses of Sodium Ascorbate. If you require further information, including pricing, specifications, or anything else, please do not hesitate to get in touch. You can reach us by phone at 01384 293 222, using the buttons on this page or our email. We are always happy to assist you with your requirements.

Industry Applications

Foods | Meat Processing, Confectionary, Baking
Pharmaceutical | pH Buffering, Vitamin Supplementation

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This information is provided as a guide and is by no means legally binding. Suggestions on dosage rates, specific applications and anything else related to detailed quality information can be provided by our quality team or requested directly to our manufacturer.