Product name : Ascorbyl Palmitate
Synonyms : L-Ascorbyl Palmitate, Vitamin C Palmitate, Vitamin C Ester, L-Ascorbic acid 6-palmitate
CAS Number : 137-66-6
Appearance: Off-white to Light Yellow powder
What is Ascorbyl Palmitate ?/ Ascorbic acid palmitate review
Ascorbyl Palmitate , as known as Vitamin C palmitate , Vitamin C Ester or Ascorbic acid palmitate, is an ester form of ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) and palmitic acid .
Vitamin C Palmitate is the oil-soluble form of ascorbic acid (Vitamin C). As a good antioxidant, Vitamin C Palmitate is used in food additive , nutrition supplement ,pharmaceutical and cosmetics .
Ascorbyl Palmitate benefits/functions :
In food industry, ascorbyl palmitate acts as a fat-soluble antioxidant , can be used in foods as a preservative. Snacks usually contains ascorbyl palmitate to extend the product shelf life. It is also used to prolong the freshness of dried and powdered milk products.
Vitamin C Palmitate integrates itself into cell membranes of human red blood cells, allowing it to neutralize free radicals that can damage cellular structure. Ascorbic acid improves skin firmness and elasticity by stimulating and enhanced collagen production, avoids hyperpigmentation including age spots . These properties make Ascorbic acid palmitate extremely attractive to manufacturers of beauty products and cosmetics.
Vitamin C Palmitate is a free radical scavenger. It supports the body’s immune system by enhancing white blood cell function and activity, increasing antibody responses and hormone levels. It is a very good nutrition supplement for human health. A study from Kageyama K shows that , Vitamin C Palmitate strongly inhibits the DNA of Ehrlich ascites tumor cell synthesis , and deeply decompose tumor cell membrane phospholipids, it is an excellent substance for anti-cancer
The difference between Ascorbyl Palmitate and Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)
Ascorbyl Palmitate has a higher bioavailable than Ascorbic Acid . Ascorbic acid is water soluble, it is difficult for body absorption. While the absorption of water soluble vitamin C is quite quick, its penetration in cells is limited. Unlike Vitamin C, ascorbyl palmitate is fat- soluble vitamin, it can be stored in cell membranes till the body needs it, so Vitamin C Palmitate can maintain its Vitamin C activity for longer periods of time
Ascorbyl Palmitate Side Effects
Ascorbic acid palmitate is non-toxicity ,non-deliver irregular and non-cancerogenic, it can be used without any negative side effects . Pregnant women or people who take other medications or have specific medical conditions should seek the advice of a doctor before using
Ascorbyl Palmitate Recommended dosage
For adult, it doesn’t cause any severe toxic reactions if daily dose is not more than 9g Ascorbic acid palmitate. It is generally recognized that a daily dosage of 60mg/kg is safe for human body . But 1000mg per day is enough to receive the full benefits .
For baby , do not exceed 10mg/L or 200mg/kg of Ascorbic acid palmitate in infant food .