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Substance Name: Potassium acetate [USP:JAN]
RN: 127-08-2
InChIKey: SCVFZCLFOSHCOH-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Note

  • A potassium salt used to replenish ELECTROLYTES, for restoration of WATER-ELECTROLYTE BALANCE, as well as a urinary and systemic alkalizer, which can be administered orally or by intravenous infusion. Formerly, it was used in DIURETICS and EXPECTORANTS.

Classification Code

  • Replenisher [electrolyte]

Molecular Formulas

  • C2-H3-K-O2
  • C2-H3-O2.K
  • C2-H4-O2.K

Molecular Weight

  • 98.1417
 

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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Acetic acid, potassium salt
  • Potassium acetate
  • Potassium acetate [USP:JAN]

MeSH Heading

  • Potassium acetate

Synonyms

  • Acetic acid, potassium salt
  • Diuretic salt
  • EINECS 204-822-2
  • FEMA No. 2920
  • Octan draselny
  • Octan draselny [Czech]
  • Potassium acetate
  • Potassium acetate in plastic container
  • Potassium ethanoate
  • UNII-M911911U02

Systematic Names

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

Superlist Name

  • Potassium acetate

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 127-08-2

Other Registry Numbers

  • 134092-62-9
  • 325477-95-0
  • 662141-29-9

System Generated Number

  • 0000127082

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formulas

  • C2-H3-K-O2
  • C2-H3-O2.K
  • C2-H4-O2.K

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C2-H3-O2
  • C2-H4-O2
  • COMPONENT
  • K

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C2H4O2.K/c1-2(3)4;/h1H3,(H,3,4);/q;+1/p-1

InChIKey

SCVFZCLFOSHCOH-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Smiles

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

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rat LD50 oral 3250mg/kg (3250mg/kg)   American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 30, Pg. 470, 1969.
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Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 292 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) -3.720 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 4.22E-14 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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