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Acesulfame potassium

CAS number: 55589-62-3
Synonyms: Potassium
Industry claims used in: sugar substitute and in dry beverage bases and puddings
Possible physical or functional effects: Non-nutritive sweeteners
Properties: used in smokeless tobacco; industry claims FDA approved food additive
Toxicology: Heated to decomp., emits toxic fumes of SOx Uses: Nonnutritive sweetening agent; used in sugar substitutes, chewing gum, dairy prods., confections, and dry bases for beverages, instant coffee/tea, gelatins, puddings