Potassium sorbate

CAS Registry Number®

24634-61-5
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CAS Name

Potassium sorbate

Molecular Formula

C6H8O2.K

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Compound Properties

  • Melting Point (1)

    >270 °C (decomp)

Source(s)

  • (1) PhysProp data were obtained from Syracuse Research Corporation of Syracuse, New York (US)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/C6H8O2.K/c1-2-3-4-5-6(7)8;/h2-5H,1H3,(H,7,8);/b3-2+,5-4+;

InChIKey

InChIKey=OXPHNMOARHEBGH-STWYSWDKSA-N

SMILES

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

Canonical SMILES

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

Other Names for this Substance

  • 2,4-Hexadienoic acid, potassium salt (1:1), (2E,4E)-
  • Sorbic acid, potassium salt
  • 2,4-Hexadienoic acid, potassium salt, (E,E)-
  • 2,4-Hexadienoic acid, potassium salt, (2E,4E)-
  • Potassium sorbate

Deleted or Replaced CAS Registry Numbers

16577-94-9