Zinc Ascorbate is a salt composed of Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) and Zinc ions. It appears as a white crystalline powder and is soluble in water. It is a source of Zinc and Vitamin C, making it a popular ingredient in nutritional supplements. The chemical symbol for Zinc Ascorbate is ZnC6H7O6, and it also goes by the names Zinc L-Ascorbate and Zinc Vitamin C. In addition to being used as a dietary supplement, Zinc Ascorbate is also used as an antioxidant, for food fortification, in skin care products, and as an active ingredient or excipient in pharmaceuticals. WBCIL is a leading API and Fine Chemical including Zinc Ascorbate manufactures and exporters in India, offering specialty mineral salts for various industries including pharmaceuticals, nutrition, food, animal feed, and gardening.
Molecular Formula – C12H14O12Zn
Molecular Weight – 415.612 gm/mol
CAS No – 4468-02-4
Shelf Life – 36 months
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Storage Condition – Keep Well Closed, protected against light, dry and at room temperature
Additional Info –
|1.||Description||Off white to yellowish powder.|
|2.||Solubility||Partially soluble in water.|
|3.||Identification||Positive for Zinc & Ascorbic Acid.|
|4.||pH (of 2% w/v Solution)||4.50 – 6.50|
|5.||Loss On Drying (at 105°C till constant weight)||NMT 6.00% w/w|
|6.||Arsenic||NMT 2.0 ppm|
|7.||Heavy Metals||NMT 50.0 ppm|
|8.||Lead||NMT 20.0 ppm|
|9.||Assay as Zinc (On Dried Basis)||13.0% w/w- 16.0% w/w|
|10.||Assay as Ascorbic Acid (On Dried Basis)||80.0% w/w-86.0% w/w|
Nutritional Supplement: Zinc Ascorbate provides both Zinc and Vitamin C, making it a popular ingredient in nutritional supplements.
Antioxidant: Zinc Ascorbate is used as an antioxidant due to the properties of Vitamin C, which helps protect the body from oxidative stress.
Wound Healing: Zinc is essential for wound healing, and Zinc Ascorbate has been used to promote faster healing of skin injuries.
Immune System Support: Vitamin C and Zinc play important roles in supporting the immune system, and Zinc Ascorbate is used as a dietary supplement to boost immunity.
Dermatology: Zinc Ascorbate is used in some skincare products for its anti-inflammatory and wound healing properties.
Excipient: Zinc Ascorbate can be used as an excipient in the formulation of oral and topical pharmaceutical products, serving as a filler, binder, or disintegrant.
Cosmetics industry uses
Anti-aging: Zinc Ascorbate is used in anti-aging skincare products due to its antioxidant properties, which help protect the skin from oxidative damage.
Skin Brightening: Vitamin C, a component of Zinc Ascorbate, has been shown to help brighten and even out skin tone.
Hydrating: Zinc Ascorbate can help keep skin hydrated and moisturized.
Sun Protection: Zinc, a component of Zinc Ascorbate, has UV-absorbing properties and is sometimes used in sunscreens.
Anti-Inflammatory: Zinc Ascorbate has anti-inflammatory properties and can help reduce redness and inflammation in the skin.