Potassium acetate

CAS Registry Number®

127-08-2
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CAS Name

Potassium acetate

Molecular Formula

C2H4O2.K

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Compound Properties

  • Melting Point (1)

    292 °C
  • Density (2)

    1.57 g/cm3 @ Temp: 25 °C

Source(s)

  • (1) International Chemical Safety Cards data were obtained from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (US)
  • (2) Drugs - Synonyms and Properties data were obtained from Ashgate Publishing Co. (US)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/C2H4O2.K/c1-2(3)4;/h1H3,(H,3,4);

InChIKey

InChIKey=NDQKGYXNMLOECO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

SMILES

C(C)(O)=O.[K]

Canonical SMILES

[K].O=C(O)C

Other Names for this Substance

  • Acetic acid, potassium salt (1:1)
  • Potassium acetate
  • Acetic acid, potassium salt
  • Catacyst LB
  • Potassium ethanoate

Deleted or Replaced CAS Registry Numbers

70896-03-6, 134092-62-9, 325477-95-0, 662141-29-9, 2220181-25-7