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Related to cyclamate: cyclamen, calcium cyclamate, Acesulfame potassium, aspartame, sucralose

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.
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A quick poll shows that over the past few weeks there have been concerns raised over the amount of salt in our children's diets, about the sweetner cyclamate in children's squash drinks, mercury levels in baby food and GM crops.
The advice follows concern from the food watchdog that some children may be exceeding the advised level of cyclamate,known as E952.
Cyclamate is used in Jucee and GeeBee, made by Princes; Whole Orange Squash from Wells; and an own-brand of squash for the Happy Shopper brand.
And they have advised parents to limit the amount of fruit squashes containing cyclamate which they give to their youngsters.
A 1934 graduate of the University of Toledo, Sveda accidentally discovered cyclamate a few years later while working as a chemical researcher for E-I duPont de Nemours & Co.
However, alitame can form a synergistic mixture with cyclamate, Acesulfame-K and aspartame sweeteners in frozen novelties, confectioneries and sweet baked goods.
Its main lines are artificial sweetening tablets based on saccharin, cyclamate, aspartame and acesul-fame-k.
The makers of cyclamate and saccharin, the farmers who applied Alar to apples, and builders who installed urea formaldehyde foam insulation may discern a quite different picture.
In 1970 the Food and Drug Administration banned the artificial sweetener cyclamate.
The use of Sodium Cyclamate, which is 30 times sweeter and has a tremendous scope for use in industries and direct consumption by weight conscious population is on the increase.
Coca-Cola, which did not use cyclamate either, did not see it necessary to explain or apologize.