Record Information
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Creation date2010-04-08 22:11:50 UTC
Update date2015-07-20 23:17:58 UTC
Primary IDFDB015412
Secondary Accession NumbersNot Available
Chemical Information
FooDB NamePotassium carbonate (K2CO3)
DescriptionPotassium carbonate (K2CO3), also known as K2CO3 or carbonate OF potash, belongs to the class of organic compounds known as organic carbonic acids. Organic carbonic acids are compounds comprising the carbonic acid functional group. Potassium carbonate (K2CO3) is a very weakly acidic compound (based on its pKa). Potassium carbonate (K2CO3) is an odorless tasting compound.
CAS Number584-08-7
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
SynonymSource
Carbonate OF potashChEBI
Carbonic acid, dipotassium saltChEBI
K2CO3ChEBI
KaliumcarbonatChEBI
Potassium carbonate, anhydrousChEBI
RacolKegg
Carbonic acid OF potashGenerator
Carbonate, dipotassium saltGenerator
Potassium carbonic acid, anhydrousGenerator
Potassium carbonic acid (K2co3)Generator
Potassium carbonate sesquihydrateMeSH
Potassium carbonic acidGenerator
Carbonate of potashbiospider
Carbonic acid potassium saltbiospider
Carbonic acid, dipotassium salt, 8CIdb_source
Carbonic acid, potassium salt (1:2)biospider
Dipotassium carbonatebiospider
E501db_source
Inorganic saltbiospider
K-granbiospider
Kalium carbonicumbiospider
Montreal potashbiospider
Pearl ashdb_source
Pearl dustbiospider
Potassium carbonate (2:1)biospider
Potassium carbonate (JP15/USP)biospider
Potassium carbonate (K2(CO3))biospider
Potassium carbonate, acsbiospider
Racol (TN)biospider
Sal absinthIIbiospider
Salt of tartarbiospider
Salt of wormwoodbiospider
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility303 g/LALOGPS
logP-0.49ALOGPS
logP0.25ChemAxon
logS0.34ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)6.05ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count3ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area63.19 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count0ChemAxon
Refractivity31.17 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability3.52 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Chemical FormulaCK2O3
IUPAC namedipotassium carbonate
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/CH2O3.2K/c2-1(3)4;;/h(H2,2,3,4);;/q;2*+1/p-2
InChI KeyBWHMMNNQKKPAPP-UHFFFAOYSA-L
Isomeric SMILES[K+].[K+].[O-]C([O-])=O
Average Molecular Weight138.2055
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight137.912157588
Classification
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as organic carbonic acids. Organic carbonic acids are compounds comprising the carbonic acid functional group.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganic acids and derivatives
ClassOrganic carbonic acids and derivatives
Sub ClassOrganic carbonic acids
Direct ParentOrganic carbonic acids
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Carbonate salt
  • Carbonic acid
  • Organic alkali metal salt
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Organic oxide
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organic potassium salt
  • Organic salt
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External DescriptorsNot Available
Ontology
OntologyNo ontology term
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Physical stateNot Available
Physical DescriptionNot Available
Mass CompositionC 8.69%; K 56.58%; O 34.73%DFC
Melting PointMp 901°DFC
Boiling PointNot Available
Experimental Water Solubilitycold water]
Experimental logPNot Available
Experimental pKaNot Available
Isoelectric pointNot Available
ChargeNot Available
Optical RotationNot Available
Spectroscopic UV DataNot Available
DensityNot Available
Refractive IndexNot Available
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-000i-0900000000-c27364edbd8fcda13a93View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-000i-0900000000-74def42d27af02dc291bView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-000i-5900000000-6a3c33362851b6eac1a9View in MoNA
ChemSpider IDNot Available
ChEMBL IDNot Available
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
Pubchem Compound ID11430
Pubchem Substance IDNot Available
ChEBI IDNot Available
Phenol-Explorer IDNot Available
DrugBank IDNot Available
HMDB IDNot Available
CRC / DFC (Dictionary of Food Compounds) IDKBX62-P:KBX62-P
EAFUS ID3117
Dr. Duke IDNot Available
BIGG IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
HET IDNot Available
Food Biomarker OntologyNot Available
VMH IDNot Available
Flavornet IDNot Available
GoodScent IDrw1099541
SuperScent IDNot Available
Wikipedia IDNot Available
Phenol-Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
Duplicate IDSNot Available
Old DFC IDSNot Available
Associated Foods
FoodContent Range AverageReference
FoodReference
Biological Effects and Interactions
Health Effects / BioactivitiesNot Available
EnzymesNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
MetabolismNot Available
BiosynthesisNot Available
Organoleptic Properties
Flavours
FlavorCitations
odorless
  1. The Good Scents Company (2009). Flavor and fragrance information catalog. <http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/allprod.html> Accessed 15.10.23.
Files
MSDSNot Available
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
General ReferenceNot Available
Content Reference