Zinc Ascorbate

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.

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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

Pharmaceutical uses
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.

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