Aspartame MSDS

1. SUBSTANCE IDENTIFICATION 1.1. Product Name: Aspartame 1.2. Description: Aspartame is a organic compound manufactured through chemical synthesis. 1.3. Chemical Formula: C14H18N2O5 1.4. Molecular weight: 294.3 1.5. CAS #: 22839-47-0 1.6. EINECS #: 245-261-3 1.7. Manufactured by: Foodchem International Corporation, Shanghai China. 1.8. Supplied by: Foodchem International Corporation, Shanghai China. 1.9. Usage: In food as Sweeteners 2. Composition 2.1. Aspartame: 98.00%-102.00% 2.2. Hazardous impurities: Heavy Metals(PB) ≤10PPM, Arsenic ≤3PPM 3. Physical/Chemical Characteristics 3.1. Physical State: Powder 3.2. Appearance: WHITE GRANULAR OR POWDER 3.3. Odor: Odorless 3.4. pH: 3.5-4.5 3.5. Melting point/range: 246–247 °C 3.6. Boiling point: Not available 3.7. Bulk density: 1.347 g/cm3 3.8. Solubility: Sparingly soluble 4. Stability/Reactivity 4.1. Chemical Stability: Stable under normal temperatures and pressures 4.2. Shelf Life: 24 months period 4.3. Hazardous decomposition: Carbon oxides (CO, CO2), nitrogen oxides (NO, NO2...) 4.4. Hazardous polymerization: Will not occur 4.5. Incompatible with: Alkalis 5. Handling/Storage 5.1. Storage: Kept in dry, cool, and shaded place with original packaging, avoid moisture, store at room temperature. 5.2. Handling precaution: Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Empty containers pose a fire risk, evaporate the residue under a fume hood. Ground all equipment containing material. Do not ingest. Do not breathe dust. - See more at:

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