Aspartame Fine Granular

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Aspartame Fine Granular 60-100mesh,FCCVIII,USP-NF 31,BP,EP8, is a flavor-enhancing food additive in granular form with a sweetness of 200 times that of sugar (sucrose). It is often used in combination with Acesulfame K, another sweetener. Common fields of application include beverages, desserts, ice cream, cereal, canned fruit, marinades, and sauces.

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Aspartame Fine Granular propertites

ItemDescription
Chemical structureaspartame chemical structure
Food additives categorylow calorie sweetener
IUPAC nameMethyl L-α-aspartyl-L-phenylalaninate
Other namesN-(L-α-Aspartyl)-L-phenylalanine,
1-methyl ester
CAS Registry Number22839-47-0
Chemical formulaC14H18N2O5
Molar mass294.31 g·mol−1
Melting point246 to 247 °C (475 to 477 °F; 519 to 520 K)
Boiling pointdecomposes
Solubility in waterSparingly soluble
SolubilitySlightly soluble in ethanol

 

Aspartame Fine Granular specification

ITEMSSTANDARD
APPEARANCEWHITE GRANULAR
TASTEPURE
SPECIFIC ROTATION+14.50°~+16.50°
ASSAY (ON DRY BASIS)98.00%-102.00%
TRANSMITTANCE95.0% MIN
HEAVY METAL( PB)10PPM MAX
LOSS ON DRYING4.50% MAX
ARSENIC( AS)3PPM MAX
5-BENZYL-3,6-DIOXO-2-PIPERAZINEACETIC ACID1.5% MAX
L-PHENYLALANINE0.50% MAX
L-a-ASPARTY-L-PHENYLALAINE0.25% MAX
RESIDUE ON IGNITION0.20% MAX
PH 4.50-6.00
OTHER RELATED SUBSTANCES1.5% MAX
Mesh Size60-100 mesh