Sodium Ascorbate is a white odorless powder categorized as a mineral salt or the sodium salt of ascorbic acid. Has a preferred low acidic dietary & nutritional application in foods & beverages.
Sodium ascorbate is one of a number of mineral salts of ascorbic acid (vitamin C). The molecular formula of this chemical compound is C6H7NaO6. As the sodium salt of ascorbic acid, it is known as a mineral ascorbate. It has not been demonstrated to be more bioavailable than any other form of vitamin C supplement.
Sodium ascorbate normally provides 131 mg of sodium per 1,000 mg of ascorbic acid (1,000 mg of sodium ascorbate contains 889 mg of ascorbic acid and 111 mg of sodium).
As a food additive, it has the E number E301 and is used as an antioxidant and an acidity regulator. It is approved for use as a food additive in the EU,USA,Australia, and New Zealand.
In in vitro studies, sodium ascorbate has been found to produce cytotoxic effects in various malignant cell lines, which include melanoma cells that are particularly susceptible.
Sodium Ascorbate E301 can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Sodium AscorbateE301 is used as an antioxidant, preservative and acidity regulator in meat products, fruits, vegetables, canned foods, jams, beer, carbonated drinks, tea, fruit juice, and wine.
Sodium Ascorbate E301 uses as follows:
Sodium Ascorbate E301 can be used as Color fixative, Preservatives, Acidity Regulators, nutrition supplements in food such as in meat products, fruits, vegetables, canned foods, jams.
Sodium Ascorbate E301 can be used as Preservatives, Acidity Regulators, nutrition supplements in beverage such as the usage in beer, carbonated drinks, tea, fruit juice, and wine..
Sodium Ascorbate E301 is can be used as Nutritional therapy, antioxidants in Pharmaceutical.
In Health and Personal care
Sodium Ascorbate E301 can be used in a variety of cosmetics and personal care products including makeup, as well as skin and hair care products antioxidant in Cosmetics and personal care products. Sodium Ascorbate is used as antioxidants to slow deterioration caused by exposure to the air and also to control the pH of the finished product.
In Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry
Sodium Ascorbate E301 can be used as nutritional supplement in Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry feed.