Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)


High purity Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C)


Multi-functional. Readily water-soluble. Excellent efficacy. Wide Global Acceptance. Good safety profile.

INCI name: 

Ascorbic Acid


  • DSM

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is of growing interest in the cosmetics and health care industry due to it's phenomenal multi-functional benefits. Manufactured to the highest quality standards at DSM's award-winning factory in Scotland, biologically active Vitamin C (L-Ascorbic Acid) has been shown to offer the following benefits: 

Anti-oxidant and photoprotective

  • Neutralizes the oxidative stress acting as radical scavenger
  • Protects against UV-and ozone-induced oxidative damage.

Skin lightening activity

  • Decreases melanin synthesis

Cosmetic improvement of acne-prone skin

  • Reduces the appearance of acne.

Anti-ageing activities

  • Stimulates collagen synthesis
  • Contributes to skin barrier formation
  • Promotes proliferation of fibroblasts
  • Improves ceramide content in keratinocytes.

Hair care activity

  • Promotes hair growth.

Support of healthy teeth and gums

  • Inactivates harmful oral bacteria.

Deodorant activity

  • Reduces malodor.  

Further detail and formulation advice is available on request.  Ascorbic Acid from DSM is supplied as either fine or ultra fine powder.

Grade Description INCI name
Ascorbic Acid Fine Powder

Min. 90% through no.100 U.S standard sieve.

Ascorbic acid
Ascorbic Acid Ultra-Fine Powder

100% through sieve no.100. U.S. standard sieve. COSMOS Approved grade.

Ascorbic acid