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cyclamate

 [si´klah-māt]
a non-nutritive sweetener; nonprescription use of this substance in the United States was banned when animal testing showed that it may be carcinogenic.

cy·cla·mate

(sī'klă-māt),
A salt or ester of cyclamic acid; the calcium and sodium are noncaloric artificial sweetening agents.

cyclamate

/cy·cla·mate/ (si´klah-māt) any salt of cyclamic acid; the sodium and calcium salts have been widely used as non-nutritive sugar substitutes.

cyclamate

[sī′kləmāt]
an artificial nonnutritive sweetener formerly used in the form of calcium or sodium salt.

cyclamate

An artificial sweetener 30 times sweeter than sucrose, but with no calorific value. The sodium salt of cyclohexylsulphamic acid. Cyclamate was banned in the UK and USA in 1969 after rats fed the additive throughout their lives developed bladder tumours. In 1995, however, a European panel of experts agreed that the sweetener might safely be used in limited dosage and set a daily intake threshold. Also known as Sucaryl.

cy·cla·mate

(sī'klă-māt)
A salt or ester of cyclamic acid; the calcium and sodium are noncaloric artificial sweetening agents.

cyclamate (sī´kləmāt´),

n a noncaloric artificial sweetening agent used in conjunction with saccharin; presently banned by the FDA because of its carcinogenic potential.