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Aspartame

CAS NO.22839-47-0(Standard:FCCIV,1996 )

DESCRIPTION

off-white or white crystalline powder with strong sweet taste, its dilute solution is approximately 180 times sweeter than sucrose

Chemical Name

a-L-aspartyl-L-phenylalanine methyl ester

Molecular Formula

C14H18N2O5

Structural Formula

Molecular Weight

294.30

SPECIFICATION
(FCCIV,1996)

Assay(of C14H18N2O5)

98.0%~102.0%

Specific Rotation

+14.5~+16.5

Loss On Drying

4.5% Max

Residue On Ignition

0.2% Max

Heavy Metals (as Pb)

10mg/kg Max

5-benzyl-3,6-dioxo-2-piperazineacetic acid

1.5% Max

Other Related Substances

2.0% Max

Transmittance

Pass test

MAIN FUNCTION AND PURPOSE

Aspartame is a new-style intense sweetener of amino acid. It is a dipeptide compound made from L-aspartic acid and L-phenylalanine. It has no after taste such as bitter, chemical and metal taste. Aspartame can enhance the flavor of fruit and reduce the bitterness of coffee. Furthermore, aspartame can decrease calories effectively, and it will not cause decayed tooth. Aspartame has the same metabolic function as protein.
Aspartame has many advantages such as good flavor, intense sweetness, low calories and high safety. It is widely used in carbonated beverage, jam, instant coffee, frozen milk products, chewing gum, sweetmeat, salad dressing. Aspartame also can be made into different forms, such as granule, troche, powder or liquor.??and added as the substitution of saccharose into normal sweetmeats which adapt to diabetes and adiposis sufferers.

PACKING

25kg net weight in cardboard drum or according to customer requirements.

STORAGE

Kept airtightly in a light-proof, dry and cool place.