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cyclamate

(sī'kləmāt', –mət), any member of a group of salts of cyclamic acid (cyclohexanesulfamic acid). The sodium and calcium salts were commonly used as artificial sweetenerssweetener, artificial,
substance used as a low-calorie sugar substitute. Saccharin, cyclamates, and aspartame have been the most commonly used artificial sweeteners. Saccharin, a coal-tar derivative three hundred times as sweet as sugar, was discovered in 1879.
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 until 1969, when their use was banned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration after reports that ingestion of large quantities of cyclamates appeared to cause cancer in some animals. There is no evidence that cyclamates are associated with cancer in humans.

cyclamate

[′sī·klə‚māt]
(organic chemistry)
The calcium or sodium salt of cyclohexylsulfamate, an artificial sweetener.
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The cyclamates were initially withdrawn in the U.S.
1969 FDA removes cyclamates from its (GRAS) generally recognized as safe list.
* Products that contain sulfites, monosodium glutamate, aspartame, cyclamates, caffeine, will say so on the label, regardless of the amount.
Yet, like so many other alarmist studies produced by self-styled consumer advocates in recent decades (asbestos, Alar, dioxin, power lines, cellular phones, global warming, the ozone layer, "nuclear winter," acid rain, DDT, cyclamates, and saccharin, to mention a few), they contain fatal methodological flaws.
In exchange for government approval for the use of aspartame, cyclamates and saccharine in diet drinks, the Association of Soft Drink Manufacturers promised Brazil's Ministry of Health that its members would carry out studies to show how stevia could be included in their formulations.
Health watchdog the Food Commission is worried that young boys who guzzle soft drinks containing cyclamates could be at risk.
Some food dyes, cyclamates and other artificial sweeteners all eventually had to be pulled from the market, but it took decades from the time the FDA approval was awarded.
In general, the new legislation provides for the continued use of those additives currently permitted but also permits the use of some additional additives; these include cyclamates for use as sweeteners in certain foods.
In Inferno, he and Niven have a field day in devising suitable Dantean torments for such enemies of the corporate state as the woman responsible for banning cyclamates (an early alternative to saccharine); another woman who, for reasons like those of the "eco-terrorist" quoted above, prevented the building of power plants and oil wells; and a man whose sins were vegetarianism and jogging.
That's what happened with the sugar substitutes known as cyclamates. They were previously on the GRAS list but were banned when evidence indicated they may cause cancer in animals.