S0040000

Saccharin

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
2,3-Dihydroxy-1,2-benzisothiazol-3-one-1,1-dioxide, o-Benzoic sulfimide, 2-Sulfobenzoic acid imide
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C7H5NO3S
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
183.18
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
6888
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

form

neat

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

mp

226-229 °C (lit.)

Featured Industry

Pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

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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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Biochem/physiol Actions

A sweet tastant for mammals. A glycerol taste receptor binding site specific for glucose has been proposed in drosophila.

Packaging

Unit quantity: 30 mg. Subject to change. The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference substance catalogue.

Caution

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

R L Anderson
Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association, 26(7), 637-644 (1988-07-01)
An hypothesis is presented of a mechanism for the sodium saccharin (NaS)-associated tumorigenesis of the urinary bladder that occurs in male rats. The ingestion of high doses of NaS is associated with increased urine volume and bladder mass. In rats...
D L Arnold et al.
Toxicology, 27(3-4), 179-256 (1983-07-01)
Saccharin, first synthesized in 1879, eventually became popular as an inexpensive substitute for sugar, particularly as a non-caloric sweetner. The dispute concerning the safety of saccharin for human consumption is almost as old as saccharin itself. In this article, the...
Marilyn E Carroll et al.
Behavioural pharmacology, 19(5-6), 435-460 (2008-08-12)
A positive relationship between the consumption of sweetened dietary substances (e.g. saccharin and sucrose) and drug abuse has been reported in both the human and other animal literature. The proposed genetic contribution to this relationship has been based on evidence...
A G Renwick
Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association, 23(4-5), 429-435 (1985-04-01)
Recent studies on saccharin in animals and man have allowed a detailed understanding of its fate in the body. Saccharin is slowly absorbed from the gut but rapidly eliminated in the urine, largely by renal tubular secretion. Saccharin does not...
L B Ellwein et al.
Critical reviews in toxicology, 20(5), 311-326 (1990-01-01)
Almost from its discovery in 1879, the use of saccharin as an artificial, non-nutritive sweetener has been the center of several controversies regarding potential toxic effects, most recently focusing on the urinary bladder carcinogenicity of sodium saccharin in rats when...

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