acesulfame potassium

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a·ce·sul·fame potassium

A white crystalline powder, C4H4KNO4S, having a taste about 200 times sweeter than sucrose, used as a calorie-free sweetener. Also called acesulfame K.

[Alteration of earlier acetosulfam (perhaps influenced by aspartame) : aceto- + sulf(o)- + am(ine).]
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[USPRwire, Fri Aug 30 2019] The product is listed under many names on the products such as acesulfame potassium, Ace-K or E950.
[ClickPress, Fri Aug 30 2019] The product is listed under many names on the products such as acesulfame potassium, Ace-K or E950.
Celanese Corporation announced it has been granted four new patents by the United States Patent and Trademark Office covering manufacturing process improvements to produce acesulfame potassium. The patents granted by the USPTO all provide substantial technology advantages to Celanese and its customers for the production and quality of Sunett Ace-K sweetener.
"Research suggests that synthetic sweeteners like Aspartame, Sucralose, Saccharin, Acesulfame Potassium and even Stevia might not be a great alternative to sugar.
Using rats as the study subjects, researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Marquette University observed the effects of two types of sugar--glucose and fructose--and two types of artificial sweeteners--aspartame and acesulfame potassium. The results showed that all four substances caused adverse effects on the body.
Acesulfame potassium or Ace-K is the new added ingredient in the latest Diet Coke products that hit the market in mid-January.
These are saccharine, sucralose, aspartame, acesulfame potassium, neotame and advantame.
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Celanese Corporation (NYSE:CE) reported on Thursday a rise in the price of Sunett acesulfame potassium by up to EUR3/kg or USD3.21/kg globally.
Other sugar substitutes used in sugar-free cookies, including aspartame, acesulfame potassium, and sucralose, have questionable safety.
And avoid any anti-caking or whitening agents, such as silicone dioxide or titanium dioxide, says Harrison, as well as hydrogenated oils, maltojldextrin, arsenic, cadmium, lead or acesulfame potassium (or acesulfame K)--all common additives and preservatives.