Agent Name

Potassium cyclamate

CAS Number

7758-04-5

Formula

C6-H12-N-O3-S.K

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Cyclamate potassium; Cyclohexanesulfamic acid, monopotassium salt; Monopotassium cyclohexanesulfamate; Monopotassium cyclohexylsulfamate; N-Cyclohexylsulfamate de potassium [French]; Potassium N-cyclohexylsulfamate; Potassium cyclohexanesulfamate; Potassium cyclohexyl sulfamate; Potassium cyclohexylsulfamate; Sulfamic acid, cyclohexyl-, monopotassium salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Food Additives

Description

Solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as non-nutritive sweetener; [HSDB]

Comments

After very high oral doses, dogs and cats have vomiting; About 20-40% of cyclamate is absorbed; Gut bacteria convert some of cyclamate into cyclohexylamine which is almost completely absorbed and excreted in urine; [HSDB] See "Cyclamic acid." See "Sodium cyclamate."

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