Agent Name

Sodium saccharin

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1,1-Dioxide-1,2-benzisothiazol-3(2H)-one, sodium salt; Saccharin sodium anhydrous; 1,2-Benzisothiazol-3(2H)-one, 1,1-dioxide, sodium salt; 1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-one, 1,1-dioxide, sodium deriv.; 1,2-Benzisothiazolin-3-one, 1,1-dioxide, sodium salt; Artificial sweetening substanz gendorf 450; Benzoic acid sulfimide, sodium; Cristallose; Crystallose; Dagutan; Kristallose; Madhurin; ODA; Saccharin sodium; Saccharin sodium, anhydrous; Saccharin soluble; Saccharin, sodium; Saccharin, sodium salt; Saccharine sodium salt; Saccharine soluble; Saccharinnatrium; Saccharoidum natricum; Saxin; Sodium 1,2 benzisothiazolin-3-one 1,1-dioxide; Sodium 1,2 benzisothiazolin-3-one-1,1-dioxide; Sodium 1,2-benzisothiazol-3(2H)-one, 1,1-dioxide; Sodium 1,2-benzisothiazolin-3-one 1,1-dioxide; Sodium 2-benzosulphimide; Sodium benzosulphimide; Sodium o-benzosulfimide; Sodium o-benzosulphimide; Sodium saccharide; Sodium saccharin, anhydrous; Sodium saccharinate; Sodium saccharine; Soluble gluside; Soluble saccharin; Sucra; Sucromat; Sulphobenzoic imide, sodium salt; Sweeta; Sykose; Willosetten; o-Sulfonbenzoic acid imide sodium salt; [ChemIDplus] Sucredulcor; [Merck Index]


Food Additives


White odorless solid; Effloresces in dry air; [CAMEO] White odorless crystals; [Mallinckrodt Baker MSDS]


Used as a non-nutritive sweetener, flavor, and in formulations for electroplating-bath brighteners; [Merck Index] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Used as an antimicrobial agent, flavor enhancer/agent/adjuvant, non-nutritive sweetener, and solvent or vehicle; [FDA] Used to stabilize drugs with a phenothiazine nucleus; [NTP]


Causes changes in psychophysiological tests in acute oral studies of monkeys; Causes kidney and bladder changes in 36-week constant oral studies of rats; [RTECS] Usually contains about 5% water; [NTP] Acceptable daily intake (ADI) of 0-5 mg/kg; [JECFA] The dihydrate is CAS# 6155-57-3; Contains 5-6% water; May cause mechanical eye irritation; [Mallinckrodt Baker MSDS]

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