Acesulfame-K

CAS No:55589-62-3
E No: E950
Einecs No : 259-715-3
HS Code : 29242930
Molecular Formula : C4H4KNO4S
Molecular Weight : 201.242

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Brief Introduction

Acesulfame –K
Acesulfame –K Product Data In A.M Foodchem
Specification
What are the Uses of Acesulfame -K?
Side Effects of Acesulfame -K
Suggested Dosage

What isAcesulfame -K?


Acesulfame K is a kind of food additive, which chemical name is acesulfame potassium, also known as sugar AK. Its appearance is white crystalline powder.
1. Pure sweetness: sweetness is better than sucrose

2. High sweetness: 200-250 times of sucrose

3. Soluble in water: 27 g at 20 ° C

4. No heat: it is not metabolized and produces no heat in the body

5. Synergism: it can produce a strong synergism when mixed with other sweeteners, which can enhance the sweetness by 30% – 50% in general concentration

Acesulfame –K Product Data In A.M Foodchem


Package: 

packages are 25kg/ drum (carton), 1kg*25bag/drum(carton) , Which can meet the different package requirement of customers.

Index of technology:

ITEM STANDARD
A ppearance W hite crystalline powder
A ssay 99.0-101.0%
O dor A bsent
W ater solubililty F reely soluble
U ltraviolet absorption 227±2NM
S olubility in ethanol S lightly soluble
L oss on drying 1.0 % max
S ul fate 0.1% max
P otassium 17.0-21 %
I mpurity 20 ppm max
H eavy metal (pb) 1.0 ppm max
F luorid 3.0 ppm max
S elenium 10.0 ppm max
L ead 1.0 ppm max
PH V alue 6.5-7.5

Specification


Appearance : Acesulfame K, white or colorless, odorless, crystalline powder with strong sweet taste
CAS Number: 33665-90-6
Structure

What are the Uses of Acesulfame -K


Acesulfame K does not participate in metabolism and provide heat in human body. At present, it has been approved for use in more than 100 countries and regions. It is recognized as a sweetener with high cost performance and high safety.

Foods which added acesulfame k include as follows:

  • Beverages, including soda, non-carbonated drinks, juice,and alcohol
  • Dairy products
  • Tabletop sweetener
  • Dessert
  • Ice cream
  • Baked goods
  • Jam, jelly
  • Toothpaste and mouthwash
  • Chewing gum
  • Marinade
  • Yogurt and other dairy products
  • Breakfast cereal
  • Salad dressings and sauces
  • Condiment

Side Effects of Acesulfame -K


Acesulfame K is a synthetic sweetener. If it is consumed excessively, it will have some effects on the human body and cause damage to the liver and nervous system of the human body, especially for the elderly, children, pregnant women and other people with weak system. According to the regulations of our country, as long as it is used within the prescribed scope, it is not harmful to normal people.

Suggested Dosage


GB 2760 specifies the permitted food types and maximum use amount of acesulfanilamide K as sweetener. It is suggested that the average daily intake (ADI) of users should be 0-15 mg / kg.

100% acesulfame K can be excreted from the body in the form of original substance, and is not metabolized or accumulated in the body. Strict compliance with standards and regulations, the use of acesulfame can not cause harm to the health of consumers