Synonyms: Acesulfame-K / Acesulfame Potassium
Chemical Name: Potassium salt of 6-methyl-1,2,3-oxathiazin-4(3H)-one-2,2-dioxide
Intensive sweetness, 200 times as sweet as sucrose in 3% solution.
No absorbing moisture and no peculiar smell.
Readily soluble and highly stable in water.
Stable under high temperature and acid conditions.
Having neither toxin nor by-effects.
Having low-caloric value and no raising blood glucose level,especially suitable for diabetics.
No causing tooth decayed.
A wide range of application(foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals,personal care products, table-top sweeteners, etc.)
Introducing a healthy image for final products(clean taste,tooth-protecting, sugar-free, etc.)
Reducing production cost, maintaining or prolonging shelf-life.
Readily blending with most sweeteners to obtain ideal synergistic effect.
In 1967, Acesulfame-K was initially synthesized
In 1983,EU approved the use of Acesulfame-K in food and beverage
In 1988,FED approved the use of Acesulfame-K in tabletop sweeteners, chewing gums and instant coffee.
In 1992,China approved the use of Acesulfame-K in food and beverages.
In1994, FDA approved the use of Acesulfame-K in syrup,baked foods and dairy products.
In 1995, FDA approved the use of Acesulfame-K in alcoholic beverages.
In 1998, FDA approved the use of Acesulfame-K in non-alcoholic beverages.
In2000, Japan approved the use of Acesulfame-K。
In 1996, USA approved APM as common sweetener
ADI of Acesulfame-K set by FAO/WHO JECFA:9mg/kg body weight
ADI of Acesulfame-K set by FDA:15mg/kg body weight