Acesulfame Potassium – FCCV

Item #: AC300 M.
CAS No: 55589-62-3
Wt.: 201.24
M. Fm.: C4H4NO4KS

Description:
A white, free-flowing, odorless crystalline powder. It is approximately 200 times sweeter than sucrose (3% solution) and it is freely soluble in water and very slightly soluble in ethanol.

Applications:
A new type of non-nutritive sweetener used in the preparation of sugar-free and reduced-sugar beverages, confectionery, baked goods, desserts, yogurt, table-top sweeteners, nutraceuticals, and pharmaceuticals. It is also non-caloric and is approved (by the United States Food & Drug Administration) without restriction for any segment of the population.

Specifications:
This product complies with FCCV standard.
Assay (Titrimetric method) …………………………. 99.0 – 101.0%
Loss on drying …………………………. ≤ 1%
Organic Impurities (HPLC) ………………………….≤ 20ppm
Potassium …………………………. 17.0 – 21.0%
pH (1% solution) …………………………. 5.5 – 7.5
Arsenic …………………………. ≤ 3ppm
Fluoride …………………………. ≤ 3ppm
Heavy metals …………………………. ≤ 10ppm
Lead …………………………. ≤ 1ppm
Selenium …………………………. ≤ 30ppm
Ultraviolet absorption ………………………….. 227+/- 2nm
Test for Potassium ………………………….. Positive
Precipitation Test ………………………….. Yellow precipitate

Packing and Storage:
Preserved in 25 kg drums or cartons. Store in a cool, dry condition with tight seal.

Shelf life: 3 years.

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