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Vitamin C Toxicity (LD50)

The median lethal dose (LD50) for Vitamin C is 11900 mg per 1 *
*Input desired mass in the textbox above to scale the results. Value is measured via oral route in rat(s)

Compound Information

Vitamin C (Also known as: l-Ascorbic Acid, Ascorbic Acid, L(+)-Ascorbic acid) is a white to very pale yellow crystalline powder with a pleasant sharp acidic taste. Almost odorless, it is a water soluble vitamin found in citrus fruits and green vegetables and deficiency of which is the cause of scurvy. It can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and by ingestion.

Molecular weight: 176.12
Chemical formula: C6H8O6

Information presented on this page is purely for research purposes only. It is NOT intended for clinical or diagnostic applications. To request additional information and datasets for Vitamin C, please contactinfo@aatbio.com.

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AAT Bioquest, Inc. (2024July 13). Quest Database™ Vitamin C Toxicity (LD50). AAT Bioquest. https://www.aatbio.com/resources/toxicity-lethality-median-dose-td50-ld50/vitamin-c.