Acesulfame Potassium, E950, Cas no.55589-62-3, also called Acesulfame K or Acek, calorie-free artificial sweetener manufacturing process via chemical synthesis, Diketene and sulfamic acid as the main raw materials. 3% Acesulfame K solution is 200 times sweeter than sucrose, as sweet as aspartame, about 2/3 as sweet as Sodium Saccharin, and 1/3 as sweet as Sucralose. It is freely soluble in water and slightly soluble in ethanol. It is used as a sweetener in food and beverage products, such as carbonated soft drinks, juices, ice cream, chewing gums, hard candy, pudding, gelatins, and yogurt. Acesulfame Potassium is a white crystalline powder that is a calorie-free sugar substitute. As a professional Acesulfame Potassium supplier, we supply feed, food, pharma grade Acesulfame Potassium powder 30-100mesh and Acesulfame K granular USP/FCC/BP/EP.
Food grade Acesulfame Potassium powder Specification
|APPEARANCE||WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER|
|WATER SOLUBILILTY||FREELY SOLUBLE|
|SOLUBILITY IN ETHANOL||SLIGHTLY SOLUBLE|
|LOSS ON DRYING||1.0 % MAX|
|IMPURITY||20 PPM MAX|
|HEAVY METAL( PB)||1.0 PPM MAX|
|FLUORID||3.0 PPM MAX|
|SELENIUM||10.0 PPM MAX|
|LEAD||1.0 PPM MAX|
As a professional Acesulfame Potassium supplier, we’re engaged in export and distribute Acesulfame Potassium for years.
Raw Materials price: Prices of raw material sulfamic acid and diketene are stable.
Market demand and supply : demand and supply is stable. Production capacity of the Acesulfame Potassium manufacturers didn’t change much.
Market Forecast: Considering the current market trend, price of Acesulfame Potassium will be stable in the coming months.
Though Acesulfame potassium is generally consider safe, the side effects may:
# Acesulfame Potassium contains acetoacetic acid can hamper the metabolism of the body.
# Rats which tested with Acesulfame Potassium can lead to higher chances of developing breast tumors.
# Methylene chloride is used as a solvent in the manufacturing process of acesulfame potassium, can lead to side effects such as
Headaches, Liver complications, Mental confusion, Cancerous developments, Visual impairment and Renal diseases. Methylene chloride is used in paint stripper, degreaser and propellant gas. Long-term exposure to methylene chloride can cause headaches, depression, nausea, diarrhea, mental confusion, liver effects, kidney effects, visual disturbances, and cancer in humans.
Acesulfame potassium can be used in Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical, Health & Personal care products, Agriculture/Animal Feed/Poultry. Acesulfame potassium can be used as low calorie sweetener in cereals, jams and jellies, sauces, dips and dressings, canned or processed fruit and vegetables, dairy products, vitamins, other dietary supplements and also in beverages, baked goods, chewing gum and confections, ice cream and yogurts, table-top sweeteners, and for nutritional supplements. It is especially good for diabetics as it is free of calories.