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Ascorbic Acid, Vitamin C

Muby Chemicals established in the year 1976, is pioneer in Manufacturing Chemicals for Oil and Gas Exploration, Hydraulic Fracturing (Fracking) and coiled tube Chemicals.Our advanced chemistry leading to an innovative and high-performance product range is coupled with effective on and off site management services.

We are manufacturer of Specialty chemicals, Pharmaceutical Excipients, Fragrance & Flavorchemicals in India, which are of IP, BP, USP, Ph. Eur., FCC or Food Grade, ACS, AR or Analytical Reagent Grade, LR or Laboratory Reagent Grade, Pure and Technical Grades of various chemicals.


Ascorbic acid or Vitamin C, also known as and L-ascorbic acid, is a vitamin found in food and used as a dietary supplement. As a supplement it is used to treat and prevent scurvy. It is generally well tolerated. Large doses may cause gastrointestinal discomfort, headache, trouble sleeping, and flushing of the skin. Normal doses are safe during pregnancy. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient involved in the repair of tissue. Foods that contain vitamin C include citrus fruit, tomatoes, red peppers, and potatoes. It is also used as oxidation retarder in chemical analysis.

Specifications and a Typical Certificate of Analysis of Ascorbic Acid

Item Standards Results
Appearance White or almost white crystals or powder Passes
Melting Point About 190C 190.03C
pH 2.1 to 2.6 2.28
Clarity of Solution Clear Clear
Colour of Solution ≤ BY7 Passes
Copper ≤ 5ppm Passes
Heavy Metals ≤ 10ppm Passes
Mercury ≤ 0.1mg/kg Passes
Lead ≤ 2 mg/kg Passes
Arsenic ≤ 3ppm Passes
Cadmium ≤ 1mg/kg Passes
Oxalic Acid ≤ 0.2% Passes
Zinc ≤ 25ppm Passes
Iron ≤ 2ppm Passes
Loss on drying ≤ 0.4% Passes
Sulphated Ash (Residue on Ignition ≤ 0.1% Passes
Specific Optical Rotation +20.5 to +21.5 20.97
Mesh Size 40 to 80 Passes
Organic Volatile impurities Passes Passes
Assay 99% to 100.5% 99.89
Conclusion Conforms to BP/USP/EP grades

For Original Monographs of IP Indian Pharmacopoeia BP British Pharmacopoeia USP US Pharmacopoeia FCC Food Grade product, please check with the respective web-pages or books.

We also supply anti-oxidants and related compounds like Gallic Acid, Methyl Gallate, Ethyl Gallate, Propyl Gallate, Octyl Gallate, Ascorbic Acid etc.