Ascorbic acid is also called Vitamin c ,the product is white monoclinic crystalline powder ,melting point 190-192,pickle ,a long time getting yellowish color.The product is soluble in water ,slightly soluble in ethanol,insoluble in ether and chloroform.The solution was acidic.5%(W/V)aqueous solution PH2.1-2.6,specific rotation was +20.5-+21.5.
White crystalline powder,odorless
Clarity of solution
Loss on drying
Residue on ignition