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Substance Name: Potassium sulfate [USAN:JAN]
RN: 7778-80-5
UNII: 1K573LC5TV
InChIKey: OTYBMLCTZGSZBG-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Classification Codes

  • Human Data
  • Oral Bowel Cleansing Solution

Molecular Formulas

  • H2-O4-S.2K
  • H2-O4-S.x-K
  • K2-S-O4
  • O4-S.2K

Molecular Weight

  • 174.258
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Potassium sulfate
  • Potassium sulfate [USAN:JAN]
  • Sulfuric acid, dipotassium salt

Synonyms

  • Arcanum duplicatum
  • Caswell No. 702
  • Dipotassium sulfate
  • EC 231-915-5
  • EINECS 231-915-5
  • EINECS 233-558-0
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 005603
  • HSDB 5047
  • Kalium sulphuricum
  • Potassium sulfate
  • Potassium sulfate (K2(SO4))
  • Potassium sulphate
  • Sal Polychrestum
  • Sulfato de potasio
  • Sulfuric acid, dipotassium salt
  • UNII-1K573LC5TV

Systematic Names

  • Potassium sulfate
  • Potassium sulfate (2:1)
  • Potassium sulphate, containing in the dry state more than 52 per cent by weight of K2O
  • Sulfuric acid dipotassium salt
  • Sulfuric acid potassium salt (1:2)
  • Sulfuric acid, potassium salt
  • Sulfuric acid, potassium salt (1:?)
  • Sulphuric acid, potassium salt

Superlist Name

  • Potassium sulfate

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7778-80-5

FDA UNII

  • 1K573LC5TV

Other Registry Number

  • 10233-01-9

Related Registry Number

  • 7646-93-7 (potassium-H2SO4[1:1])

System Generated Number

  • 0007778805

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formulas

  • H2-O4-S.2K
  • H2-O4-S.x-K
  • K2-S-O4
  • O4-S.2K

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • COMPONENT
  • H2-O4-S
  • K
  • O4-S

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/2K.H2O4S/c;;1-5(2,3)4/h;;(H2,1,2,3,4)/q2*+1;/p-2

InChIKey

OTYBMLCTZGSZBG-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Smiles

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

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
guinea pig LDLo subcutaneous 3gm/kg (3000mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1360, 1935.
rat LD50 oral 6600mg/kg (6600mg/kg)   Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. Vol. 50(7), Pg. 24, 1985.
women LDLo oral 750mg/kg (750mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: OTHER CHANGES

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"
Archiv fuer Experimentelle Pathologie und Pharmakologie. Vol. 21, Pg. 169, 1886.