Record Information
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Creation date2010-04-08 22:11:50 UTC
Update date2018-05-29 01:18:49 UTC
Primary IDFDB015417
Secondary Accession NumbersNot Available
Chemical Information
FooDB NamePotassium acetate
DescriptionFlavouring ingredient. It is used to modify the flavour of products acidified/preserved with acetic acid. It is used in preference to Sodium acetate KBX76-W for low-Na foods Potassium acetate (CH3COOK) is a chemical compound.
CAS Number127-08-2
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
SynonymSource
AcOKChEBI
CH3CO2KChEBI
e261ChEBI
KaliumazetatChEBI
KOAcChEBI
MeCO2KChEBI
Potassium acetic acidGenerator
Acetic acid, potassium saltbiospider
Acetic acid, potassium salt (1:1)biospider
Acetic acid, potassium salt, 8CIdb_source
E261db_source
Ethanoic acid, potassium saltdb_source
FEMA 2920db_source
Furosemidebiospider
K(acac)biospider
Kali aceticumbiospider
Kalium aceticumbiospider
Potassium acetate (jan/usp)biospider
Potassium acetate (TN)biospider
Potassium acetate [jan]biospider
Potassium acetate in plastic containerbiospider
Potassium acetate, acsbiospider
Potassium ethanoatebiospider
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility342 g/LALOGPS
logP-0.27ALOGPS
logP-0.22ChemAxon
logS0.54ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)4.54ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area40.13 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count0ChemAxon
Refractivity23.48 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability4.96 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Chemical FormulaC2H3KO2
IUPAC namepotassium acetate
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C2H4O2.K/c1-2(3)4;/h1H3,(H,3,4);/q;+1/p-1
InChI KeySCVFZCLFOSHCOH-UHFFFAOYSA-M
Isomeric SMILES[K+].CC([O-])=O
Average Molecular Weight98.1423
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight97.977011201
Classification
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as acetate salts. These are organic compounds containing acetic acid as its acid component.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganic acids and derivatives
ClassCarboxylic acids and derivatives
Sub ClassCarboxylic acid derivatives
Direct ParentAcetate salts
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Acetate salt
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organic alkali metal salt
  • Organic potassium salt
  • Organic salt
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Organic zwitterion
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Physical stateNot Available
Physical DescriptionNot Available
Mass CompositionC 24.48%; H 3.08%; K 39.84%; O 32.60%DFC
Melting PointMp 292°DFC
Boiling PointNot Available
Experimental Water SolubilityNot Available
Experimental logPNot Available
Experimental pKa9.7 (0.1M solution)
Isoelectric pointNot Available
ChargeNot Available
Optical RotationNot Available
Spectroscopic UV DataNot Available
DensityNot Available
Refractive IndexNot Available
Spectra
SpectraNot Available
ChemSpider IDNot Available
ChEMBL IDNot Available
KEGG Compound IDC12554
Pubchem Compound ID517044
Pubchem Substance IDNot Available
ChEBI ID32029
Phenol-Explorer IDNot Available
DrugBank IDNot Available
HMDB IDNot Available
CRC / DFC (Dictionary of Food Compounds) IDKBX74-U:KBX74-U
EAFUS ID3106
Dr. Duke IDNot Available
BIGG IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
HET IDNot Available
Flavornet IDNot Available
GoodScent IDrw1033941
SuperScent IDNot Available
Wikipedia IDPotassium_acetate
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