It is "low-calorie sweetener" which is 30-50 times as sweet as sucrose.
Its' Chemical name is known as Sodium cyclohexylsufamate and the Chemical formular is C6H11 NHS30Na.
Sodium Cyclamate is approved by the European Directive 94/35/EC and its European number is E952. Its feature is non-toxic, safety than Saccharine as used. It would never accumulate in human body and no harm effect if consistent consumption of Cyclamate product. Contains zero calories & do not consist with blood sugar.
It is white flake crystal or crystalline powder is freely soluble in water.
Highly stable to heat, acid and alkaline conditions.
Easily soluble in hot and cold water Sweet & Pure ( no bitter taste and other unpleasant taste saccharine). Non toxic and harmless to human and sweetening effect is never changed Economy ( use with few quantity would be able to give high sweetening effect) It is often used synergistically with other artificial sweeteners, especially saccharin; the mixture of 10 parts cyclamate to 1 part saccharin is common and masks the off-tastes of both sweeteners. It is less expensive than most sweeteners, including sucrose, and is stable under heating.
It is very suitable use for food manufactures providing with long expiry date because it does not like sucrose would produce fermentation & bacterium effect, so on.
To be used in the production on table-top sweeteners, instant beverages & soft drinks, fruit preserves, chewing gum, candies, confectionary, chocolate, bakery and pharmaceutical products.
Relative Sweetness : 30 – 50 times sweeter than sucrose.
No Calorie content, hence suitable for weight and health conscious individuals, and suitable for people with diabetes.
Does not promote tooth decay.
Stable in high and low temperature, and suitable for baking and cooking.
ADI 0 – 25 mg / kg (based on Sorbic Acid FAO/WHO 1994)
LD50 4290 mg/kg (large mouse by mouth)
GRAS (FDA, 182.3640, 1994)