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Inventory

EC number:
200-066-2
EC name:
Ascorbic acid
CAS number:
50-81-7

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Reference substance information

IUPAC name:
5-(1,2-dihydroxyethyl)-3,4-dihydroxyfuran-2(5H)-one (non-preferred name)
Synonyms
Names:
L-Ascorbic acid

CAS information

CAS number:
50-81-7

Molecular and structural information

Molecular formula:
C6H8O6
Molecular weight:
176.124
SMILES notation:
OC[C@H](O)[C@H]1OC(=O)C(=C1O)O
InChl:
InChI=1/C6H8O6/c7-1-2(8)5-3(9)4(10)6(11)12-5/h2,5,7-10H,1H2
Structural formula:
Chemical structure