Neotame / Neotame sugar E961 / Artificial sweetener of Neotame E961

Short Description:

Neotame represents a new generation sweeteners with white crystalline powder. It’s 7000-13000 sweet times than sugar and heat stability is better than aspartame , as well as the cost 1/3 of aspartame. In 2002, USFDA approved neotame to used in varied food and beverage, and the Ministry of Public Health of China also approved neotame as a sweeteners applied in kinds of food and beverage.

  • Product name: neotame
  • Chemical name: N-(N-(3,3-Dimethylbutyl)-L-alpha-aspartyl)-L-phenylalanine 1-methyl ester
  • English name: neotame
  • Molecular formula: C20H30N2O5
  • Appearance: White powder
  • CAS: 165450-17-9
  • CNS: 19.019
  • INS: E961
  • Structural formula: C20H30N2O5
  • Product Detail

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    Neotame Characteristic

    • Approximately 8000 times sweeter than sucrose.
    • Taste good, like sucrose.
    • High stability and doesn’t react with reduced sugar or aldehyde flavor compounds.
    • Carries no calories and participate neither metabolism nor digestion, which is edible for the diabetes, obese and phenylketonuria patients.

    Neotame Application

    Currently, neotame has been approved by more than 100 countries for use in more than 1000 kinds of products.

    It is suitable for use in carbonated soft drinks, yogurts, cakes, drink powders, bubble gums among other foods. It can be used as a table top sweetener for hot drinks like coffee. It covers bitter tastes .


    Product Standard

    HuaSweet neotame complies with the Chinese national standard GB29944 and strictly meets the FCCVIII, USP, JECFA and EP specifications. HuaSweet has established sales network in over eighty countries throughout Southeast Asia, Europe, South America, North America and Africa.

    In 2002, FDA approved it as a non-nutritive sweetener and flavor enhancer within United States in foods generally, except meat and poultry.[3] In 2010, it was approved for use in foods within EU with the E number E961.[5] It has also been approved as an additive in many other countries outside US and EU.

    Product Safety

    In US and EU, the acceptable daily intake (ADI) of neotame for humans is 0.3 and 2 mg per kg of bodyweight (mg/kg bw), respectively. NOAEL for humans is 200 mg/kg bw per day within EU.

    Estimated possible daily intakes from foods are well below ADI-levels. Ingested neotame can form phenylalanine, but in normal use of neotame, this is not significant to those with phenylketonuria. It also has no adverse effects in type 2 diabetics. It is not considered to be carcinogenic or mutagenic.

    The Center for Science in the Public Interest ranks neotame as safe.

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