Cyclamates (E952) can be derived from a number or sources. E952 (i) - Cyclamic acid; 952 (ii) - Calcium cyclamate; 952 (iii) - Potassium cyclamate; 952 (iv) - Sodium cyclamate.

Cyclamates are synthetic chemicals having a sweet taste 30 to 40 times that of sucrose, that are used as artificial sweeteners.

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The function(s) performed by the food additive when used in cooking.

  • Sweetener - A substance which imparts a sweet taste to food for fewer kilojoules than sugar

Data according to various sources such as fao, fda, codex. Spot a mistake? Tell us!

Country Status Matched Term
United States
Not Permitted Cyclamates
European Union
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Australia and New Zealand
Approved Cyclamates
Canada
Not Permitted
Spain
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Sweden
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Australia
Approved Cyclamates
New Zealand
Approved Cyclamates
Austria
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Belgium
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Bulgaria
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Cyprus
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Czech Republic
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Denmark
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Estonia
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Finland
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
France
Not Permitted Acide cyclamique et ses sels de Na et de Ca
Germany
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Greece
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Hungary
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Ireland
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Italy
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Argentina
Approved Ácido ciclámico y sus sales de Na, Ácido ciclâmico e seus sais de EDU/EXA K y Ca
Latvia
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Lithuania
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Luxembourg
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Malta
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Netherlands
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Poland
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Portugal
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Romania
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Slovakia
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
Slovenia
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
United Kingdom
Not Permitted Cyclamic acid and its Na and Ca salts
China
Approved 环己基氨基磺酸钠(又名甜蜜素),环己基氨基磺酸钙
Philippines
Approved magic sugar

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Aggravates food intolerances - no

E952 - Cyclamates: Suspected carcinogen, animal tests caused testicular damage and embryo damage in rats. Banned in UK and USA in 1970 but still permitted in Australia.

Additive Alert

Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E952 - Cyclamates: Suspected carcinogen, animal tests caused testicular damage and embryo damage in rats. Banned in UK and USA in 1970 but still permitted in Australia.

Additive Alert

Banned in some countries - yes

E952 - Cyclamates: Calcium & sodium cyclamate, artificial sweetener; known to cause migraines and other reactions, can be carcinogenic, caused damage to rats testicles and mouse embryos in tests. Banned in the US and UK due its links with cancer. AVOID IT!

MBM Foods

Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E952 - Cyclamates: Calcium & sodium cyclamate, artificial sweetener; known to cause migraines and other reactions, can be carcinogenic, caused damage to rats testicles and mouse embryos in tests. Banned in the US and UK due its links with cancer. AVOID IT!

MBM Foods

Banned in some countries - yes

E952 - Cyclamates: Known to cause migraines and other reactions, can be carcinogenic, caused damage to rats testicles and mouse embryos in tests. Banned in the US and UK due its links with cancer. Avoid it.

Angelfire-Food Intolerance, Allergies and Adverse Reactions

Aggravates food intolerances - yes

E952 - Cyclamates: Artificial sweetener; known to cause migraines and other reactions, can be carcinogenic, caused damage ot rats testicles and mouse embriyos in tests, banned in the US and UK due its links with cancer

DFlock

Banned in some countries - yes

E952 - Cyclamates: Calcium & sodium cyclamate, artificial sweetener; known to cause migraines and other reactions, can be carcinogenic, caused damage ot rats testicles and mouse embriyos in tests, banned in the US and UK due its links with cancer

Food Reactions - Food Intolerance, Allergy & Adverse Reactions

Linked to cancer - yes

E952 (i) - Cyclamic acid: Has been linked to cancer.

Traditional Oven - Dangerous Food Additives

Calcium Cyclamate or Sodium Cyclamate

Collection of sources used to create this food additive summary.

Source
Codex Alimentarius
Food Standards Australia New Zealand
UK Food Standards Agency
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Wikipedia

Lists the U.S. CAS (Chemical Abstracts Service) registry number and EINECS (European INventory of Existing Commercial chemical Substances) numbers when known.

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