Ascorbic Acid is one of the popular food additives and ingredients in most countries, As a professional Ascorbic Acid supplier and manufacturer, Foodchem International Corporation has been supplying and exporting Ascorbic Acid from China for almost 15 years, please be assured to buy Ascorbic Acid at Foodchem. Any inquiries and problems please feel free to send emails to us via, we will reply you within 1 working day.

Ascorbic Acid

  • Type
  • Brand Foodchem®
  • E No. E300
  • CAS No. 50-81-7
  • Qty in 20' FCL 22MT
  • Min. Order 3000KG
  • Packaging 25kg/bag


Ascorbic Acid is a white or slightly yellow crystals or powder, a little acid.m.p.190℃-192℃,easily soluble in water, a little soluble in alcohol and uneasily soluble in ether and chloroform and another organic solvent. In solid-state it is stable in air. Its water solution is easily mutated when it meets with air.

Usage: In the pharmaceutical industry, can be used to treat scurvy and various acute and chronic infectious diseases, are applicable to the lack of VC.

In the food industry, it can both use as nutritional supplements, supplementary VC in food processing, and also is good Antioxidants in food preservation, widely used in meat products, fermented flour products, beer, tea drinks, fruit juice, canned fruit, canned meat and so on;also commonly used in cosmetics,feed additives and other industrial areas.


Appearance White or  almost  white crystal  or  crystalline powder
Identification Positive
Melting point 191 ℃  ~  192℃
pH (5%,  w/v) 2.2 ~   2.5
pH (2%,w/v) 2.4 ~   2.8
Specific optical  rotation +20.5°  ~  +21.5°
Clarity  of  solution Clear
Heavy metals ≤0.0003%
Assay (as C 6H 8O6, %) 99.0  ~  100.5
Copper ≤3 mg/kg
Iron ≤2 mg/kg
Mercury ≤1 mg/kg
Arsenic ≤2 mg/kg
Lead ≤2 mg/kg
Oxalic acid ≤0.2%
Loss   on drying ≤0.1%
Sulphated ash ≤0.1%
Residual solvents (as methanol) ≤500  mg/kg
Total  plate count (cfu/g) ≤ 1000
Yeasts  & molds (cfu/g) ≤100
Escherichia.  Coli/g Absence
Salmonella/  25g Absence
Staphylococcus aureus/ 25g Absence


1, What kinds of certificates can you offer?

Foodchem is an ISO2008 9001 certified company, as for Ascorbic Acid, we can offer HAPPC, KOSHER, HALAL Certificates, ect.

2, Is Foodchem a manufacturer or just a trading company?

Foodchem is both manufacturer and trading company, we are Ascorbic Acid distributor, at the same time, we are manufacturer of other products.

3, What is the Min Order Quantity of Ascorbic Acid?

Different products have different MOQ, for Ascorbic Acid, the MOQ is 3000kg.

4, What is the price of Ascorbic Acid?

Foodchem is a famous supplier and manufacturer of Ascorbic Acid in China, and has been corporate with many Ascorbic Acid suppliers for several years, we can provide you with cost-effective Ascorbic Acid.

5, How long shall we wait for your reply?

We can guarantee to reply your inquiries of Ascorbic Acid in less than 24 hours in working days.

6, What kinds of transportation types can you provide?

Our main transportation methods include air transportation, land transportation and water transportation.

7, What kinds of payment terms can you accept?

The most commonly used payment terms are T/T, L/C, D/P, D/A, etc.

8, How long will I receive my good?

Foodchem has its own EDC warehouse in Shanghai, when your purchase order has been confirmed, inventory products will deliver within 1 week, other products delivery in 2 weeks.

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