Cyclamic acid

Agent Name
Cyclamic acid
CAS Number
Major Category
Other Uses
Cyclamic acid formula graphical representation
Cyclamate; Cyclamsaeure; Cyclohexanesulfamic acid; Cyclohexanesulphamic acid; Cyclohexylamidosulfuric acid; Cyclohexylamidosulphuric acid; Cyclohexylaminesulfonic acid; Cyclohexylaminesulphonic acid; Cyclohexylsulfamic acid; Cyclohexylsulphamic acid; Hexamic acid; N-(Cyclohexyl)aminosulfonsaeure; N-Cyclohexylsulfamic acid; N-Cyclohexylsulfamsaeure; N-Cyclohexylsulphamic acid; Polycat 200; Sucaryl; Sucaryl acid; Sulfamic acid, cyclohexyl-; Sulfuric acid monoamide, N-cyclohexyl-; [ChemIDplus]
Food Additives
White odorless solid; [Hawley] Fine white crystals; [MSDSonline]
Used as intermediate for its salts (non-caloric sweeteners); Used formerly as non-nutritive sweetener; [HSDB] Used as acidulant; [Hawley]
In lethal dose studies, mice have seizures; Oral LD50 (mouse) = 680 mg/kg; Oral LD50 (rat) = 12,000 mg/kg; [ChemIDplus] No toxic effects found in rats fed high doses for entire life; [HSDB] An irritant; May cause skin sensitization; Effects in lethal-dose animal studies include convulsions and injury to liver and kidneys; [MSDSonline] See "Potassium cyclamate." See "Sodium cyclamate."
Biomedical References

Exposure Assessment

Vapor Pressure
2.7E-06 mm Hg

Adverse Effects

Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion
IARC Carcinogen
Not classifiable

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