MF: C12H12O18P2Mg3 . 10H2O
White or pale yellowish powder
Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (MAP) is a affectionate of VC derivative. Either taken orally or captivated by skin, VC would be appear bound and alpha to function.
Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (MAP) exhibits all functions of VC, but afterwards defects of VC such as acuteness to light, heat, metal ion, or oxygen. It can be broadly acclimated as diet accretion in all the comestible food, healthcare foods and drinks.
Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (MAP) is actual stable, and altogether anti-oxygen. Therefore it can be added in canned or bag-packed food, to extend shelf life.
Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (MAP) is a affectionate of baptize acrid whitening agent, and it can bolt changeless oxygen abolitionist to advance accumulation of collagen. It is stable, non-poisonous and non-irritating, authoritative it an accomplished whitening abettor for cosmetics, with the afterward characteristics:
1) Suppress the agitator activation of tyrosine, backslide the melanin, allay appearance atom and blanch skin.
2) Allay the changeless abolitionist of oxygen afterwards entering the body, abide wrinkle, anti-ageing .
3) Co-function with vitamin E High adherence in superior and colour, non poisonous, non-irritative.
1.Used as Cosmetic ingredients:
(1)MAP can be used in a wide range of skin care and beauty products including face creams, face masks, and foundation.
(2) In skin care products, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (MAP) is also used for UV protection and repair, collagen production, skin lightening and brightening, and as an anti-inflammatory.
(3) It is also a potent antioxidant.
(4) It is considered an excellent non-irritating skin whitening agent that inhibits skin cells to produce melanin and lightens age spots, and is a great alternative to Quinone.
(5) Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate is a also a potent anti-oxidant that can protect skin from oxidation and UV rays, and is used as an anti-inflammatory (source)
2. Used as Food Additive:
(1) It can effectively extend the food storage period,
(2) It can provide all kinds of canned and packaged food and meat products color antistaling agent