Ascorbyl palmitate (CAS 137-66-6)

Ascorbyl palmitate (CAS 137-66-6)

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 food additive (E number E304). It is approved for use as a food additive in the EU, the U.S., Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

Ascorbyl palmitate is also marketed as “vitamin C ester”. It is synthesized by acylation vitamin C using different acyl donors.

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Product Description


Industries: Cosmetic industry, Feed industry
CAS number: 137-66-6
WE number: 205-305-4
Chemical formula: C22H38O7
Molar mass: 414,53 g/mol
Customs tariff code: 29362700

Other physical properties
Melting / freezing point: 116°C

Dimensions N/A
Pieejamais apjoms

25 kg bag