magnesium ascorbyl phosphate vs sodium ascorbyl phosphate

DavidWDavidW Member, PCF student
edited February 2014 in Formulating
Does anyone have experience as to which would be better/more stable to use in an aqueous serum formulation?  Literature from BASF says about Sod. Ascorbyl:
When formulations were kept at 40deg C they became discolored after 2 months.


  • MicroformulationMicroformulation Member, Professional Chemist
    I have used the SAP and gotten a stable product. I believe we added Sodium metabisulfate. Microformulation Cosmetic Consulting provides Custom Formulations for both large Commercial accounts as well as smaller entrepreneurs. We can provide Naturally compliant Formulations under the NSF, NPA, Whole Foods and USDA Organic Certifications. BS.Pharm Albany College of Pharmacy, Union University.
  • DavidWDavidW Member, PCF student
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