Neotame

M.Fm: C20H30N2O5
M.Wt: 378.47
CAS #: 165450-17-9

Description:
Neotame is a white to off white powder with a clean, sweet taste. It sparingly solubles in water and very soluble in alcohol and ethyl acetate. The pH of a 0.5% solution is between 5 and 7. Regulatory approval for Canada was received in 2007.

Features:
• Can be blended with nutritive sweeteners, including high fructose corn syrup and sucrose, as well as high intensity sweeteners, to match taste of existing products while providing significant cost savings.
• Is a versatile food ingredient. Its properties make it an effective sweetener and flavour enhancer. Efficacy and potency will vary depending on the actual application in which Neotame is used.

Applications:
Beverages, tabletop sweeteners, chewing gums, confections, baked goods, frozen desserts/ice cream, yogurt, dietary supplement and OTC pharmaceuticals.

Specifications:
This product complies with FCC 6, USP 31/NF 26 standards.
Identity by Infrared ……………………………………… Conforms to Standard
Assay (dry basis) ……………………………………… 97.0% ~ 102.0%
Specific Rotation [α]20D ……………………………………… – 43.4° ~ – 40.0°
N-[N-(3,3-dimethylbutyl)-L-α-aspartyl]-L-phenylalanine ………………………… 1.5% max.
Other Related Substances ……………………………………… 2.0% max.
Water ……………………………………… 5.0% max .
Lead ……………………………………… 1 ppm max.
Arsenic ……………………………………… 3 ppm max.
pH (0.5% solution) ……………………………………… 5 ~ 7
Residue on ignition ……………………………………… 0.2% max.
Residual Solvents ……………………………………… Pass
Aerobic Plate Count ……………………………………… 250 pm/g max.
Coliforms ……………………………………… 10 pm/g max.
Fungi ……………………………………… 100 pm/g max.
Microorganisms of Public Health Concern ……………………………………… None Detected
Melting Point ……………………………………… 80°C ~83°C
**Note: this product is melamine free.

Storage:
Store in dry and cool place.

Shelf Life: 5 years.

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