|Chemical Name:||N-L-alpha-Aspartyl-L-phenylalanine-1-methyl ester|
Aspartame is a high intensity sweetener also identified as N-L-alpha-Aspartyl-L-phenylalanine-1-methyl ester. It is a dipeptide composed of two amino acids, L-aspartic acid and L-phenylalanine. These constituents are found in everyday foods and are metabolized by the human body. Niutang Aspartame has a clean sweet taste that is approximately 200-300 sweeter than sugar. It is ratified for use in over 130 countries and regions around the world. Aspartame can be found in over 4000 different types of food and beverages.
|Appearance||White Crystal or Crystalline Powder|
|Purity (On dry basis)||98.0 % ~ 102.0%|
|Loss on Drying (105°C 4hr)||≤ 4.5%|
|Residue on Ignition (sulfate)||≤ 0.2%|
|pH||4.5 ~ 6.0|
|Specific Rotation[α]||+14.5° ~ +16.5°|
|Heavy Metals (as Pb)||≤ 10mg/kg|
Niutang Aspartame meets all the requirements of the current FCC, USP/NF, JECFA, EP and JP.