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1607007

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Saccharin

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

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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/REAXYS Number:
6888
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

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pharmaceutical primary standard

API family

saccharin

manufacturer/tradename

USP

mp

226-229 °C (lit.)

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pharmaceutical (small molecule)

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neat

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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Saccharin United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

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Saccharin

Saccharin for synthesis

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Saccharin ≥99%

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Saccharin

Saccharin ≥98%

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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.

Application

Saccharin USP reference standard, intended for use in specified quality tests and assays as specified in the USP compendia.

Biochem/physiol Actions

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

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 2

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable


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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
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
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
J Whysner et al.
Pharmacology & therapeutics, 71(1-2), 225-252 (1996-01-01)
Sodium saccharin (NaSac) produces bladder tumors consistently in male rats only after lifetime exposure that begins at birth. NaSac is not metabolized and is negative in most genotoxicity tests. NaSac-induced cell damage and proliferation have been proposed as important factors

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