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Chemical and physical properties of Ascorbic Acid

Vitamin C = Ascorbic Acid


Empirical formula: C6H8O6

Molecular weight: 176.1

Melting point: about 190°C (with decomposition)

Appearance: white to slightly yellowish crystalline powder, practically odorless, with a strong acidic taste.