Acesulfame Potassium MSDS

Material Safety Data Sheet

Acesulfame Potassium E950 MSDS


Section 1 – Product and Company Identification

Product Name Acesulfame potassium
Chemical Name Acesulfame potassium
Description Acesulfame potassium also known as acesulfame K or Ace K, is a calorie-free sugar substitute (artificial sweetener) used in food as sugar replacement.
Usage  Artificial sweetener
Cas No. 55589-62-3
Chemical Formula C4H4KNO4S
Molecular Weight  201.242


Section 2 – Hazards Information 

GHS Classification Not classified
GHS Symbol Not classified
Signal Word Not classified


Section 3 – Composition and Information on Ingredients

Substance/Mixture Substance
Chemical Name Acesulfame potassium
CAS # 55589-62-3
Percent 100%


Section 4 – First Aid Measures

Eyes Immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Consult with ophthalmologist.
Skin Flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. Consult with a physician if symptoms occur.
Ingestion Immediately wash mouth with plenty of water and give 1 – 2 cupfuls of milk or water if victim is conscious and alert. Consult with a physician. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Inhalation Remove to fresh air, wash out nasal aperture and mouth with plenty of water. If breathing is difficult, give artificial respiration. If not breathing, give oxygen. Consult with a physician.


Section 5 – Fire Fighting Measures

Flash Point No data found
Autoignition No data found
Explosion Limits Lower No data found
Upper No data found
Extinguish Media Water, powder, carbon dioxide, foam
Firefighting Instructions Avoid non-firefighting equipped personnel to enter. Extinguish upwind from the fire wearing appropriate protective gear.


Section 6 – Accidental Release Measures

Spills/ Leaks Evacuate area. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus, rubber boots and heavy rubber gloves. Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Do not contact with skin. Do not inhale. Wash spill site after material pickup is complete.


Section 7 – Handling and Storage

Handling Wear appropriate protective gear. Do not contact with eyes, skin and on clothing. Do not inhale. Handle with care. Provide adequate ventilation. Wash mouth and hand after handling the material.
Storage Keep container tightly closed. Avoid such conditions as direct sunlight, high temperature, high humidity and high piling. Store in low-humid and dry area.


Section 8 – Exposure Controls, Personal Protection

Engineering Controls Facilities storing or utilizing the material should be equipped with an eye wash facilities and a safety shower. Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.
Exposure Limits No data found
Personal Protective Equipment
Eyes Safety goggles
Skin Rubber gloves
Clothing Protective clothing and rubber boots
Respirators Anti-dust mask


Section 9 – Physical and Chemical Properties

Physical State Crystalline powder
Appearance White – almost white
Odor Odorless
Boiling Point No data found
Melting Point >225°C
Density No data found
Viscosity No data found
pH 5.5 – 7.5
Flash Point No data found
Autoignition No data found
Explosibility No data found
Vapor Pressure No data found
Vapor Density No data found
Solubility 140 g/L(1°C), 270 g/L(20°C)


Section 10 – Stability and Reactivity

Stability Stable
Conditions to avoid Direct sunlight, high temperature, high humidity and high piling
Incompatibilities with Other Material No data found
Hazardous Decomposition Product May produce carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide or sulfur dioxide.
Hazardous Polymerization Will not occur


Section 11 – Toxicological information

RTECS # No data found
LD50/ LC50 Oral rat: LD50> 5000 mg/kg

Oral mouse: LD50>6000 mg/kg

Carcinogenicity No data found
Mutagenicity No data found
Reproductive Effects No data found
Teratogenicity No data found
Immunology No data found
Irritation No data found


Section 12 – Ecological Information

Ecotoxicity No data found
Environmental Standard No data found


Section 13 – Disposal Consideration

Disposal Method Federal (national), state or local laws and regulations will
determine the proper waste disposal method.
Regulation Method Federal (national), state or local laws and regulations


Section 14 – Transport Information

Shipping Name Not applicable
Hazard Class Not applicable
UN # Not applicable
Packing Group Not applicable


Section 15 – Regulatory Information

United States TSCA Not on the list
EC EINECS Not on the list
Canada WHMIS No data found
Japan PRTR law Not on the list


Section 16 – Other Information

MSDS Creation Date
Revised Date
Revised No.


The information in Acesulfame Potassium E950 MSDS was obtained from current and reliable sources.

However, the data is provided without any warranty, expressed or implied, regarding its correctness or accuracy. Since the conditions for use, handling, storage and disposal of this product are beyond our control, it is the responsibility of the user both to determine safe conditions for use of this product and to assume liability for loss, damage, or expense arising out of the products improper use. No warranty expressed or implied regarding the product described herein will be created by or inferred from any statement or omission in the Acesulfame Potassium E950 MSDS. Various federal, state, or provincial agencies may have specific regulations concerning the transportation, handling, storage, use, or disposal of this product which may not be reflected in Acesulfame Potassium E950 MSDS. The user should review these regulations to ensure full compliance.

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