Origin: Manufactured by the selective chlorination of sucrose in a multistep synthesis, which substitutes three of the hydroxyl groups of sucrose with chlorine atoms.
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Overview: Sucralose is an artificial sweetener and sugar substitute. It is about 320 to 1,000 times sweeter than sucrose, three times as sweet as both aspartame and acesulfame potassium, and twice as sweet as sodium saccharin.
- Sugar substitute
- Artificial sweetener
Common Dosage: 5 mg per kg of body weight per day