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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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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And in older studies, acesulfame potassium and saccharin also increased cancer risk in animals.
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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.
2] The sweetness of aspartame lasts longer than that of sucrose, so it is often blended with other artificial sweeteners such as acesulfame potassium to produce an overall taste more like sugar.
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PepsiCo said in a statement that it was adding a "very small amount" of acesulfame potassium "to ensure consistency with every sip".
The beverage maker added acesulfame potassium to boost its base sweetener aspartame, which is sensitive to heat and is susceptible to breaking down, the New York Post reported.