Ascorbyl Palmitate Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Ascorbyl Palmitate Properties

Ascorbyl Palmitate

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Ascorbyl palmitate is an ester formed from ascorbic acid and palmitic acid creating a fat-soluble form of vitamin C. In addition to its use as a source of vitamin C, it is also used as an antioxidant in foods, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White to yellowish powder
CAS Number 137-66-6
ChEBI 170507
Density 1.15 g/cm3
EINECS Number 205-305-4
IUPAC Name [(2S)-2-[(2R)-4,5-Dihydroxy-3-oxo-2-furyl]-2-hydroxy-ethyl] hexadecanoate
InChI 1S/C22H38O7/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-18(24)28-16-17(23)21-19(25)20(26)22(27)29-21/h17,21,23,25-26H,2-16H2,1H3/t17-,21+/m0/s1
Melting Point 115-118 °C
Molar Mass 414.533 g/mol
Molecular Formula C22H38O7
NFPA 704 H-2,F-1,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number CI7671040
Synonyms Ascorbyl Palmitate;L-Ascorbic Acid 6-Hexadecanoate;6-O-Palmitoylascorbic Acid;L-Ascorbyl Palmitate