Acesulfame Potassium—also known as Acesulfame K or just Ace-K—is a
calorie-free sweetener used in more than 5,000 food, beverage and
pharmaceutical products in over 100 countries around the world.
1. high sweetness, approximately 200 times sweeter than sugar
2. calorie-free sweetener
3. does not promote tooth decay
4. suitable for people with diabetes
|Loss on Drying(105°C,2h)||≤1|
|Impurity B||≤ 20 ppm|
|PH(1 in 100 solution)||5.5-7.5|
|Total Plate Count||≤200cfu/g|
|Yeast and Moukls||≤100 cfu/g|
In 1967, Acesulfame-K was discovered.
In 1983, EU approved the use of Acesulfame-K in foods and
In 1988, FDA approved the use of Acesulfame-K in tabletop
sweeteners, chewing gums and instant coffee.
In 1992, China approved the use of Acesulfame-K in foods and
In 1994, FDA approved the use of Acesulfame-K in syrup, baked foods
and dairy products.
In 1995, FDA approved the use of Acesulfame-K in alcoholic
In 1998, FDA approved the use of Acesulfame-K in non-alcoholic
In 2000, Japan approved the use of Acesulfame-K.
ADI of Acesulfame-K set by FAO/WHO JECFA: 9mg/kg body weight
ADI of Acesulfame-K set by FDA: 15mg/kg body weight
1)Acesulfame-K is widely used in various kind of food
2)Acesulfame-K is the most suitable sweetener for soft beverage
because of it’s stability and good taste, it can be used in such
foodstuffs as sweetener: soft drink, chewing gum, instant coffee,
instant tea, dairy product analogs, gelatins, pudding desserts,
tabletop sweetener and baked food.
3)Acesulfame-K can be also used in medicine and cosmetics, for
example, syrup, toothpaste, lipstick, mouth washer and similar