Aspartame
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Aspartame
Alias
L-Phenylalanine, L-alpha-aspartyl-, 2-methyl ester
L-Phenylalanine, N-L-alpha-aspartyl-, 1-methyl ester
Category
Zwitterionic surfactants-Amino acid
CAS No.
22839-47-0
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C14H18N2O5
Molecular Weight: 294.30
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: white powder.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, low irritation to skin, eye.
Animal Toxicity[1]: rat oral LD50: > 10000mg/Kg;
rat intraperitoneal LD50: > 5000mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: > 10000mg/Kg;
mouse intraperitoneal LD50: > 5000mg/Kg.
Reproductive effect.
Human Toxicity[1]: women oral TDLo: 3.71mg/Kg.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: Biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent flavoring, dispersing, emulsifying, antistatic abilities. Cautiously used to phenylketonuria patients.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives, %,≥
90
 
Major Uses
Use as flavoring agent. Eg: food, personal care products.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/:22839-47-0
Update: 20140915(1);

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