What is 'sucralose'?
An artificial sweetener that's about 600 times sweeter than sugar. Its trade name is Splenda. This crystalline, free-flowing sweetener is both water soluble and stable, making it appropriate for a broad range of foods and beverages. For the source and more detailed information concerning this subject, click on the related links section (Answers.com) indicated below.
Sucralose is an ingredient in splenda. Splenda is about 99% dextrose and maltodextrin and the rest in sucralose. Sucralose is a chemical created by adding 3 chlorine molecules to each sugar molecule and was originally developed to be an insecticide. (employed by Wisdom Natural Brands, the makers of SweetLeaf Stevia)
Answer Sucralose is a non-caloric sweetener that was discovered in 1976 and approved as a food ingredient by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 1998 following extensive safety testing. Over 80 countries have also approved sucralose, including Canada, Australia and Mexico. Sucralose is the sweetening ingredient in Splenda products. It has excellent stability in food manufacturing conditions, including cooking and baking and is found in over 4,000 products, including sodas, yogurts, baked goods, and…
That would be Splenda. I read this on a site: "Splenda is not sugar, and it is not natural. The sweetening ingredient in Splenda is sucralose, which is made using a multi-step chemical process that substitutes chlorine on the final sweetener molecule." Donkersloot adds that the addition of chlorine, not sugar, is what makes sucralose indigestible to the body. Found it on - www.doityourself.com/stry/sugarsubstitutes