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calcium ascorbate

Form of vitamin C; other forms include ascorbic acid, L-ascorbic acid, ascorbyl palmitate, and magnesium ascorbyl phosphate. Calcium ascorbate, often referred to as Ester-C, is considered a stable form of vitamin C and an antioxidant.

References for this information:

Medical Science Monitor, October 2007, issue 10, pages 205–210

Journal of Cosmetic Science, November–December 2006, issue 6, pages 465–473

See Ester-C

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