Agent Name

Saccharin

CAS Number

81-07-2

Formula

C7-H5-N-O3-S

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

1,2-Benzisothiazol-3(2H)-one 1,1-dioxide; 1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-one 1,1-dioxide; 1,2-Dihydro-2-ketobenzisosulfonazole; 1,2-Dihydro-2-ketobenzisosulphonazole; 2,3-Dihydro-3-oxobenzisosulfonazole; 2,3-Dihydro-3-oxobenzisosulphonazole; 2-Sulphobenzoic imide; 3-Benzisothiazolinone 1,1-dioxide; 3-Hydroxybenzisothiazole S,S-dioxide; 3-Hydroxybenzisothiazole-S,S-dioxide; 550 Saccharine; Anhydro-o-sulfaminebenzoic acid; Benzo-2-sulphimide; Benzoic acid sulfimide; Benzoic sulfimide; Benzoic sulphimide; Benzosulfimide; Benzosulfimide, o-; Benzosulfinide; Benzosulphimide; Benzoylsulfonic Imide; Garantose; Glucid; Gluside; Hermesetas; Insoluble saccharin; Kandiset; Natreen; Sacarina; Saccharimide; Saccharin acid; Saccharin insoluble; Saccharina; Saccharine; Saccharinol; Saccharinose; Saccharol; Sacharin [Czech]; Saxin; Sucre edulcor; Sucrette; Sulfobenzimide, o-; Sweeta; Sykose; Zaharina; o-Benzoic sulfimide; o-Benzoic sulphimide; o-Benzosulfimide; o-Benzosulphimide; o-Benzoyl sulfimide; o-Benzoyl sulphimide; o-Sulfobenzimide; o-Sulfobenzoic acid imide; 1,1-Dioxide-1,2-benzisothiazolin-3-one; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Food Additives

Description

White solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a non-nutritive sweetener, pharmaceutic aid (flavor), and in electroplating-bath brighteners; [Merck Index] Used as a cattle feed additive and in tobacco processing; [HSDB] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

6.45E-7 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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