|Molar Mass||176.124 g·mol−1|
|Trade Names||Ascor, Cevalin, others|
|Boiling Point||552.7 °C (1,026.9 °F)|
Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid and ascorbate, is a vitamin found in various foods and sold as a dietary supplement. It is used to prevent and treat scurvy. Vitamin C is an essential nutrient involved in the repair of tissue and the enzymatic production of certain neurotransmitters.