Process for Producing Acesulfame Potassium

  • US 20130331565A1
  • Filed: 05/24/2013
  • Published: 12/12/2013
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/08/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A process for producing acesulfame potassium, the process comprising the steps of:

  • (a) reacting a first reaction mixture comprising;

    sulfamic acid,an amine, andfrom 1 wppm to 1 wt % wppm acetic acid to form an amidosulfamic acid salt;

    (b) reacting the amidosulfamic acid salt with diketene to form an acetoacetamide salt;

    (c) deriving the acesulfame potassium from the acetoacetamide salt.

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