NiuSource Sodium Saccharin occurs as white crystals or as a white, crystalline powder. In powdered form, it effloresces to the extent that it usually contains only about one-third the amount of water indicated in its molecular formula. One gram is soluble in 1.5 mL of water and in about 50 mL of alcohol. The sweet taste is approximately 300 to 500 times sweeter than sugar. This material is Kosher, Pareve and Halal Certified.