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Journal of Applied Spectroscopy

, Volume 75, Issue 2, pp 163-167

Spectroscopic characterization of the chemical composition of the potent sweetener Vartamil

  • T. E. KolosovaAffiliated withB. I. Stepanov Institute of Physics, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
  • , L. K. ProkhodchenkoAffiliated withB. I. Stepanov Institute of Physics, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
  • , V. V. PilipenkoAffiliated withB. I. Stepanov Institute of Physics, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
  • , V. P. SubochAffiliated withRNTC “Ecomir”, National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

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Abstract

The chemical composition of the potent sweetener Vartamil was characterized using spectral methods. It was demonstrated that Vartamil is a mixture of saccharose chloro derivatives, the main one of which is 4,1′,6′-trichloro-4,1′,6′-trideoxygalactosaccharose (Sucralose).

Key words

sucrose sweetener Vartamil sugar substitute spectroscopic methods