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2,3-Dihydroxy-1,2-benzisothiazol-3-one-1,1-dioxide, o-Benzoic sulfimide, 2-Sulfobenzoic acid imide
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226-229 °C (lit.)


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

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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.


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 Germany


Flash Point F

Not applicable

Flash Point C

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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Anne Marie Vinggaard et al.
Toxicological sciences : an official journal of the Society of Toxicology, 85(2), 886-897 (2005-03-25)
Prochloraz is a commonly used fungicide that has shown multiple mechanisms of action in vitro. It antagonizes the androgen and the estrogen receptors, agonizes the Ah receptor, and inhibits aromatase activity. In vivo prochloraz acts antiandrogenically in the Hershberger assay...
Simultaneous determination of artificial sweeteners in possible counterfeited wines, using high performance liquid chromatography with DAD detection.
Geana EI, et al.
Analele Universitatii Ovidius din Constanta-Seria Chimie, 23(1), 77-81 (2012)
M Takahashi et al.
Gan, 75(6), 494-501 (1984-06-01)
Sodium chloride, saccharin sodium, phenobarbital sodium and aspirin were tested for tumor-promoting activity in the glandular stomach of rats after initiation with N-methyl-N'-nitro-N-nitrosoguanidine (MNNG) coupled with administration of a high salt diet. Male outbred Wistar rats were given MNNG in...
Hugh P Morgan et al.
The Biochemical journal, 448(1), 67-72 (2012-08-22)
PYK (pyruvate kinase) plays a central role in the metabolism of many organisms and cell types, but the elucidation of the details of its function in a systems biology context has been hampered by the lack of specific high-affinity small-molecule...
Katharine J Tuerke et al.
The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 32(40), 13709-13717 (2012-10-05)
A taste associated with emetic drugs produces conditioned disgust reactions in rats (predominantly gaping), unlike nonemetic drugs that can still produce conditioned taste avoidance but not conditioned disgust. That difference suggests nausea is a prerequisite for learning disgust reactions to...

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