Acesulfame K


    Chemical name6-Methyl-1,2,3-oxathiazine-4(3H)-one-2,2-dioxide potasium salt
    AppearanceWhite, odourless, freely flowing crystalline powder having an intensely sweet tatse, approximately 200 times sweeter than sucrose (3% Solution)
    Appearance of solutionClear and Colourless
    CAS No.55589-62-3
    E numberE950
    Tarriff Number2934-9990
    Molecular weight201.2
    Directions of useFood, Feed


    AssayMin 99.0 %
    IdentificationMeets the requirements
    Solubility in EthanolSlightly soluble
    Solubility in WaterFreely soluble in water
    Organic impuritiesPasses the test
    Impurity AMax 0.125 %
    Impurity BMax 20 ppm
    Potassium (K)17 to 21%
    Max 0.1 %
    (in 1% Solution)
    5.5 to 7.5
    Acidity or Alkalinity Meets the requirements
    FluorideMax 3 ppm
    Heavy metalsEP: Max 5ppm
    USP: Max 10μg
    SeleniumMax 10 ppm
    ArsenicMax 3 ppm
    Loss on drying
    (105°C, 3h)
    Max 1.0 %
    LeadMax 1 mg/kg
    AcetylacetamideMeets the requirements
    Disregard LimitMax 0.05 %
    StorageStore in tight, light resistant containers
    Shelf life2 Years

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    This specification has been last modified on Wed 11 January 2012 (900)

    Product also known as : ace k

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