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|Molar mass||214.21 g mol−1|
|Solubility in water||980 mg/mL|
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Potassium ascorbate is a compound with formula KC6H7O6. It is the potassium salt of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) and a mineral ascorbate. As a food additive, it has E number E303, INS number 202. Although it is not a permitted food additive in the UK or the USA, it is approved for use in Australia and New Zealand.
- Burdoch, George A. (1997). Encyclopedia of food and color additives. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press. p. 207. ISBN 0-8493-9412-0. Retrieved 2012-09-30.
- UK Food Standards Agency: "Current EU approved additives and their E Numbers". Retrieved 2011-10-27.
- Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code"Standard 1.2.4 - Labelling of ingredients". Retrieved 2011-10-27.
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