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Erythorbate, Sodium Erythorbate, Food Additives manufacturer / supplier in China, offering High Quality Food Grade Sodium Erythorbate (C6H7NaO6) (CAS: 7378-23-6), High Quality Food Additives Sodium Saccharin, Guar Gum (CAS number: 9000-30-0) and so on.

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High Quality Food Grade Sodium Erythorbate (C6H7NaO6) (CAS: 7378-23-6)

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Min. Order: 1 Ton
Port: Nanjing, China
Transport Package: 25kg/Drum
Payment Terms: T/T
Basic Info
  • Model NO.: CAS number 7378-23-6
  • Storage Method: Normal
  • Type: Antioxidant
  • CAS Number: 6381-77-7
  • Molecular Formula: C6h7nao6
  • Trademark: Hugestone
  • Origin: Jiangsu
  • Packaging Material: Paper
  • Shelf Life: >12 Months
  • Resource: Chemosynthesis
  • Einecs: 228-973-9
  • Appearance: White Crystalline Solid
  • Specification: C6H7NaO6
  • HS Code: 2932209090
Product Description
Sodium erythorbate (C6H7NaO6) is a food additive used predominantly in meats, poultry, and soft drinks. Chemically, it is the sodium salt of erythorbic acid. When used in processed meat such as hot dogs and beef sticks, it reduces the rate at which nitrate reduces to nitric oxide, thus retaining the pink coloring. As an antioxidant structurally related to vitamin C, it helps improve flavor stability and prevents the formation of carcinogenic nitrosamines. When used as a food additive, its E number is E316. The use of erythorbic acid and sodium erythorbate as a food preservative has increased greatly since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration banned the use of sulfites as preservatives in foods intended to be eaten fresh (such as ingredients for fresh salads) and as food processors have responded to the fact that some people are allergic to sulfites.

Sodium erythorbate is produced from sugars derived from sources such as beets, sugar cane and corn. An urban myth claims that sodium erythorbate is made from ground earthworms; However, there is no truth to the myth. It is thought that the genesis of the legend comes from the similarity of the chemical name to the words earthworm and bait.

Alternative applications include the development of additives that could be utilized as anti-oxidants in general. For instance, this substance has been implemented in the development of corrosion inhibitors for metals and it has been implemented in active packaging.
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