Calcium erythorbate

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Calcium erythorbate
Calcium erythorbate
CAS number 99552-34-8
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Molecular formula Ca(C6H7O6)2
Molar mass 390.31
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Calcium erythorbate is a food additive. Chemically, it is the calcium salt of erythorbic acid, with the chemical formula Ca(C6H7O6)2. As an antioxidant structurally related to vitamin C, it helps improve flavor stability and prevents the formation of carcinogenic nitrosamines.