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Sodium saccharin

Chemical Formula:
Sodium saccharin

Synonyms

Sodium Ortho-Sulphobenzimide
Sweet 'N Low

Description

Colorless, odorless, sweet tasting white powder.

Uses

Saccharin is used as a sweetener is low calorie foods, and in toothpastes.

Saccharin has been used as a sweetener since the 1800's. It is 500 times sweeter than sugar. Such tiny amounts are used that the average user eats less than a teaspoon per year.


By Simon Quellen Field

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