|Systematic IUPAC name
N-[N-[3-(3-hydroxy-4-methoxyphenyl)propyl]-α-L-aspartyl]-L-phenylalanine 1-methyl ester
3D model (JSmol)
|E number||E969 (glazing agents, ...)|
|Molar mass||458.51 g·mol−1|
|Appearance||white to yellow powder|
|Melting point||99.3–101.5 °C (210.7–214.7 °F; 372.4–374.6 K)|
|Safety data sheet||External MSDS|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Advantame is a non-caloric sweetener from Japan's Ajinomoto Co. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved advantame for general use in foods and beverages except meat and poultry as a food additive. It is synthesized from isovanillin and aspartame. The E number for advantame is E969.
Advantame is classified as generally recognized as safe (GRAS) by the Flavor and Extract Manufacturers Association for use in dairy, frozen desserts, beverages, and chewing gum (FEMA #: 4716). The Center for Science in the Public Interest ranks advantame as safe, together with neotame from other artificial intensity sweeteners.
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- "Comparison and Safety Ratings of Food Additives". Center for Science in the Public Interest.
- Otabe, A.; Fujieda, T.; Masuyama, T.; Ubukata, K.; Lee, C. (November 2011). "Advantame – An overview of the toxicity data". Food and Chemical Toxicology. 49: S2–S7. doi:10.1016/j.fct.2011.06.046.
- "Food Additives & Ingredients - Additional Information about High-Intensity Sweeteners Permitted for Use in Food in the United States". Retrieved 14 January 2018.
- "Nonnutritive Sweeteners: Current Use and Health Perspectives". Circulation. Retrieved 14 January 2018.
- Media related to Advantame at Wikimedia Commons
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