Erythorbic Acid is a white to yellow solid with a distinctive sugary odor. It comes in granular crystal form. It is soluble in water, alcohol, and pyridine; moderately soluble in acetone, and slightly soluble in glycerol.
Erythorbic Acid applications include: Antioxidant (industrial and food), especially in the brewing industry, reducing agent in photography. This product is not to be used as a pesticide.
Dust of this product may cause mild irritation to the skin, nose, and throat, or serious eye irritation. Wear protective clothing/protective gloves/eye protection/face protection when handling. Use good hygiene practices. Wash face, hands, and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling. This product is not flammable; however large amounts of airborne dust can present an air/dust explosion hazard. Good general ventilation should be used. Have an eyewash fountain and safety shower available in the work area. Keep container tightly closed when not in use. Store container in a cool, dry location away from direct sunlight, sources of intense heat, or where freezing is possible. Containers of this material should be stored away from incompatible chemicals, oxygen or other oxidizers. Please see Erythorbic Acid Safety Data Sheet for full safety and compatibility information.
This product is not regulated as a hazardous material for transport by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
This product is available to buy in a 25 kg box.