Aspartame powder

Aspartame powder, powder form of Aspartame, 100mesh. Aspartame powder is approximately 200 times sweeter than sugar. Aspartame powder is used widely in food and drink. CAS No. 22839-47-0, with E number E951, is a popular high density sweetener, manufacturing process via chemical synthesis, L-phenylalanine and L-Aspartic Acid as main raw material, available as WHITE POWDER.

CAS No. : 22839-47-0
Chemical Formula : C14H18N2O5
H.S.code : 292429
E No. : E951


Aspartame powder is one of the most widely used sweetening ingredients in the world. Products sweetened with aspartame make an enjoyable contribution to a healthier diet. For example, by using table-top sweeteners to sweeten hot and cold drinks, such as tea, coffee and home made lemonade, you can reduce both your calorie and carbohydrate intake. Products sweetened with aspartame can also be used in recipes for sweet and savoury low calorie foods and drinks that can be made at home.

Aspartame powder Application in food:

Beverages: Carbonated and non-carbonated soft drinks, fruit drinks, squashes, iced teas and coffees and hot chocolate drinks.
Dairy products: Yoghurts, dairy desserts and fromage frais.
Confectionery: Chewing gum, sweets, chocolate, breath mints.
Table-top sweeteners: Tablets and spoon-for-spoon powders.
Frozen desserts: Ice cream and frozen snacks.
Powdered products: Powdered soft drinks, milkshake mixes, and multivitamin drinks.
Cereals: Cereal mixes, mueslis.
Preserves: Fruit preserves, canned fruits.
Pharmaceuticals: Effervescent tablets, chewable tablets and sachets.


Aspartame Powder 100mesh Specification

Test  Item  Specification  Test  Method  /  Reference 
Appearance White Powder Visual
Odor/Taste Conforms to Quality Standards Internal Method
Identification Meets Requirements Current FCC / USP/NF / JECFA / EP
Assay (on dry basis) 98.0% to 102% Current FCC / USP/NF / JECFA / EP
Loss on Drying ≤ 4.5% Current FCC / USP/NF / JECFA / EP
Residue on Ignition / Sulphated Ash < 0.2% Current FCC / USP/NF / JECFA / EP
Optical (Specific) Rotation +14.5° and +16.5° Current FCC / USP/NF / JECFA / EP
Conductivity ≤ 30 μScm-1 EP
Transmittance ≥ 95% Current USP/NF /JECFA
Extraneous Matter Free from material foreign to product Free from visual evidence
pH (0.8% Solution) 4.5 ~6.0 Current FCC/JECFA
Heavy Metal (as Pb) ≤ 10 ppm Current USP/NF / JP / EP
Lead < 1 ppm Current FCC / JECFA
Arsenic < 3 ppm Current FCC
Residual Solvents Meets Requirements Current USP/NF
5-benzyl-3,6-dioxo-2 Piperazineacetic Acid (DKP) ≤ 1.5% Current USP / NF / FCC / JECFA Current
Other Related Substances ≤ 2.0% USP/NF; ≤ 1.5% EP USP/NF
L-phenylalanine ≤ 0.5% Current EP
Solubility Completely Dissolves Internal Method
Particle Size NMT 5% on 100 mesh Internal Method
Bulk Density 0.3 +/- 0.1 g/mL Internal Method
Total Aerobic Plate Count ≤ 250 CFU/g GB
Yeast and Mold Count ≤ 100 CFU/g GB
Coliforms ≤ 3.0 MPN/g GB
Escherichia Coli Negative/g GB
Salmonella Negative/25g GB


CFU = Colony Forming Units
JP = Japanese Pharmacopeia
FCC = Food Chemical Codex

EP = European Pharmacopeia
USP/NF – United States Pharmacopeia-National Formulary

GB= China National Standard Method
JECFA = Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives