Sodium Cyclamate, CAS# 139-05-9, is a sodium salt of cyclamic acid manufactured through chemical synthesis, available as WHITE POWDER. Sodium Cyclamate is widely used as sweetener as it is 30–50 times sweeter than sugar.. Cyclamate is approved as a sweetener in over 55 countries, though it is banned in the United States. with E number E952.
There is concern that ingustion of Sodium Cyclamate in high dosage can cause various tumors and cancers. However, no significant proof can be indentified.
Ingestion of Sodium Cyclamate in large quantity may hurt our health, please follow the guideline of using Sodium Cyclamate: ADI 0-11 mg/kg bw
Special groups refer to newborns, children, pregnant and any other applicable vulnerable groups.
There is no evidence that Sodium Cyclamate could have any negative effects on these vulnerable groups. It should be safe to use Sodium Cyclamate in food for newborns and pregnant. However, we still recommend consumers to consult professionals before using large quantity of Sodium Cyclamate for long period in food for newborns or pregnant.
Though Sodium Cyclamate is not on FDA's GRAS exemption list, it's still widely accepted as safe food additive in many countries including USA with specific limit on dosage.
No breaking news or public health crises reported about Sodium Cyclamate reported up to now.
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Author: Yu S, Zhu B, Lv F, Li S, Huang W.
2. The safety of cyclamate--an artificial sweetener. [Med Lett Drugs Ther. 1969 Oct]
Author: [No authors listed]