Sodium Saccharin

Molecular formulaC6H4SO2NNaCO.2H2O
CAS No.6155-57-3
AppearanceWhite crystalline
Purity (wt %)99.0 ~ 101.0
Identification reactionPositive
Melting point of insolated saccharin (°c)226 ~ 230
Loss on drying (wt %)15 max.
Ammonium salts (ppm)25 max.
Arsenic content (ppm)3 max.
Benzoate & SalicylateNo precipitate or violet color appears
Heavy metals (Pb/ppm)10 max.
Free acid or alkaliComplies with BP/USP/DAB
Readily carbonizable substancesNo more intensely colored than reference
P-toluene sulfonamide content (ppm)10 max.
O-toluene sulfonamide content (ppm)10 max.
Selenium content (ppm)30 max.
Related substanceComplies with DAB
Clarity and color of solutionColorless clear
Organic volatilesComplies with BP
pH valueComplies with BP
Benzoic acid-sulfonamide content (ppm)25 max.