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109185

Sigma-Aldrich

Saccharin

≥98%

Synonym(s):
2,3-Dihydroxy-1,2-benzisothiazol-3-one-1,1-dioxide, 2-Sulfobenzoic acid imide, o-Benzoic sulfimide
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C7H5NO3S
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
183.18
Beilstein:
6888
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

≥98%

mp

226-229 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: soluble 1g in 290ml
acetone: soluble 1g in 12ml
alcohol: soluble 1g in 31ml
boiling water: soluble 1g in 25ml
glycerol: soluble 1g in 50ml
alcohol: very slightly soluble
chloroform: slightly soluble
diethyl ether: slightly soluble

SMILES string

O=C1NS(=O)(=O)c2ccccc12

InChI

1S/C7H5NO3S/c9-7-5-3-1-2-4-6(5)12(10,11)8-7/h1-4H,(H,8,9)

InChI key

CVHZOJJKTDOEJC-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Saccharin was used in high performance liquid chromatographic method for the simultaneous separation and determination of acesulfame potassium, saccharine and aspartame. It was used in sweet preference test of rats.

Packaging

250, 500 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Dietery administration of saccharin after N-methyl-N′-nitro-N-nitrosoguanidine promotes tumor development in rats.
A sweet tastant for mammals. A glycerol taste receptor binding site specific for glucose has been proposed in drosophila.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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