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Acesulfame Potassium (AK) E950 E Number: E950 | CAS No.: 55589-62-3 Supplier

Acesulfame K (Acesulfame Potassium) is one kind of sweetener. It is about 200 times sweeter than table sugar and it's also widely used in various kinds of food. Acesulfame K is the most suitable sweetener for soft beverage because of it's high stability and good taste. It can be used in such foodstuffs as sweetener: soft drink, chewing gum, coffee, tea, dairy products, gelatin, pudding desserts, tabletop sweetener and baked food. Acesulfame K can be also used in medicine and cosmetics.

Specifications of Acesulfame Potassium (AK) Sweetener

Description: white, odorless, freely flowing crystalline powder having an intensely sweet taste, approximately 200 times sweeter than sucrose(3% solution).


Identification of Acesulfame Potassium (AK) E950 Sweetener

Test

Requirement

Result

Solubility in Water

Freely Soluble

Freely Soluble

Solubility in Ethanol

Slightly Soluble

Slightly Soluble

Ultraviolet Absorption

227±2nm

227±2nm

Test for Potassium

Positive

Positive

Precipitation test

Yellow Precipitate

Yellow Precipitate


Purity of Acesulfame Potassium (AK) E950 Sweetener

Test

Requirement

Result

Assay Content %

99.0~101.0%

99.54

Loss on Drying(105℃,2h) %

≤1

0.06

Organic Impurities μg/g

≤20

<20

Impurity A %

≤0.125

<0.125

Impurity B mg/kg

≤20

<20

Fluoride mg/kg

≤3

<0.4

Potassium %

17.0-21

19.04

Heavy Metals mg/kg

≤5

<5

Arsenic mg/kg

≤3

≤3

Lead mg/kg

≤1

Not detected

Selenium mg/kg

≤10

Not detected

Sulfate %

≤0.1

≤0.1

PH (1 in 100 solution)

5.5-7.5

6.65


Microbiological Tests of Acesulfame Potassium (AK) E950 Sweetener

Test

Requirement

Result

Total Plate Count   cfu/g

≤10

≤10

Coliforms-MPN    MPN/g

≤1

None

Yeast and Moulds   cfu/g

≤10

≤10

E.Coli

Negative

None

Salmonella

Negative

None


Particle Size of Acesulfame Potassium (AK) E950 Sweetener

Sieve

Percent

30-100mesh

98%


  • *Impurity A:3-oxobtanamide(acctylacetamide)

  • **Impurity B:5-chloro-6-methyl-1,2,3-oxathiazin-4(3H)-one 2,2-dioxide

  • The requirement stated herein also meets with the standard of BP, EP and FAO/WHO JECFA96 E950.


Acesulfame Potassium Sweetener Applications

Since acesulfame K (acesulfame potassium)has excellent stability and adaptable taste, it is the best sweetener for the production of soft drinks. From Bakechem sweeteners supplier, It can also be used in bakery products, solid drinks, candy, jams, chewing gum, instant coffee, dairy products, pudding and table sweeteners, etc.


In the field of medicine, acesulfame K (acesulfame potassium)is used in syrup preparations, sugar-coated tablets, bitter medicine masking agents, etc.


In the field of cosmetics, acesulfame K (acesulfame potassium)can be used in lipsticks, lip balms, toothpastes and mouthwashes. For more custom food additive and ingredients, please contact Bakechem food ingredients manufacturer.


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