Potassium pyrosulfite

CAS Registry Number®

16731-55-8
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CAS Name

Potassium pyrosulfite

Molecular Formula

H2O5S2.2K

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Compound Properties

  • Melting Point (1)

    150 °C (decomp)
  • Density (1)

    2.3 g/cm3

Source(s)

  • (1) Hazardous Substances Data Bank data were obtained from the National Library of Medicine (US)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/2K.H2O5S2/c;;1-6(2)7(3,4)5/h;;(H,1,2)(H,3,4,5)

InChIKey

InChIKey=TWDUAWOEUFKDNM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

SMILES

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

Canonical SMILES

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

Other Names for this Substance

  • Disulfurous acid, potassium salt (1:2)
  • Pyrosulfurous acid, dipotassium salt
  • Potassium pyrosulfite
  • Disulfurous acid, dipotassium salt
  • Potassium metabisulfite

Deleted or Replaced CAS Registry Numbers

4429-42-9