acesulfame potassiuma·ce·sul·fame potassium
A white crystalline powder, C4H4KNO4S, having a taste about 200 times sweeter than sucrose, used as a calorie-free sweetener. Also called acesulfame K .
Origin of acesulfame potassiumAlteration of earlier acetosulfam (perhaps influenced by aspartame ) aceto- sulf(o)- am(ine)
- The artificial sweetener, potassium 6-methyl-2,2-dioxo-oxathiazin-4-olate