Ascorbyl Palmitate Excipient | Uses, Suppliers, and Specifications
Ascorbyl Palmitate is L-Ascorbic acid 6-hexadecanoate. It is a fatty acid ester of ascorbic acid (chemical formula C22H38O7) and is formed by combining ascorbic acid with palmitic acid, which renders vitamin C fat-soluble. Ascorbyl palmitate is supplied as a white to yellowish powder.
Pharmacopoeial Compliance: USP-NF; Ph.Eur; B.P; J.P; I.P
Synonyms and Trade Names: Ascorbyl Palmitate; L-Ascorbic acid 6-palmitate; Ascorbylis palmitas; E304; 3-oxo-L-gulofuranolactone 6-palmitate; Vitamin C Palmitate
Uses and Applications: Antioxidant
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