<chemistry> A white crystalline substance, C6H8O6, obtained by the oxidation of saccharin, and regarded as the lactone of saccharonic acid.

An oily liquid, C6H10O2, obtained by the reduction of saccharin.

Origin: Saccharin + lactone.

(01 Mar 1998)

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