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Substance Name: Potassium formate
RN: 590-29-4
UNII: 25I90B156L
InChIKey: WFIZEGIEIOHZCP-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Molecular Formula

  • C-H2-O2.K

Molecular Weight

  • 84.1149
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Potassium formate

Synonyms

  • EC 209-677-9
  • EINECS 209-677-9
  • Formic acid potassium salt
  • Formic acid, K salt
  • HSDB 5707
  • Mravencan draselny
  • Mravencan draselny [Czech]
  • NSC 4846
  • Potassium formate
  • UNII-25I90B156L

Systematic Names

  • Formic acid, potassium salt
  • Formic acid, potassium salt (1:1)
  • Potassium formate

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 590-29-4

FDA UNII

  • 25I90B156L

Related Registry Number

  • 64-18-6 (Parent)

System Generated Number

  • 0000590294

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C-H2-O2.K

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C-H2-O2
  • COMPONENT
  • K

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/CH2O2.K/c2-1-3;/h1H,(H,2,3);/q;+1/p-1

InChIKey

WFIZEGIEIOHZCP-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Smiles

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

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intravenous 95mg/kg (95mg/kg)   Zeitschrift fuer Ernaehrungswissenschaft. Vol. 9, Pg. 332, 1969.
mouse LD50 oral 5500mg/kg (5500mg/kg)   Zeitschrift fuer Ernaehrungswissenschaft. Vol. 9, Pg. 332, 1969.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 167 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) -4.270 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 7.14E+05 mg/L   EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 0.0 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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