Record Information
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Creation date2010-04-08 22:11:50 UTC
Update date2015-07-20 23:18:17 UTC
Primary IDFDB015439
Secondary Accession NumbersNot Available
Chemical Information
FooDB NamePotassium chloride
DescriptionAdded to food as a flavour enhancer, flavouring agent, nutrient supplement, pH control agent, stabiliser or thickener
CAS Number7447-40-7
Structure
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Synonyms
SynonymSource
[KCL]ChEBI
KaliumchloridChEBI
Kaon-CL 10ChEBI
KClChEBI
Klor-CONChEBI
KlotrixChEBI
Monopotassium chlorideChEBI
Muriate OF potashChEBI
SylviteChEBI
K-DurKegg
Kaon-CLKegg
Muriic acid OF potashGenerator
Chloride, potassiumMeSH
Slow-KMeSH
E508db_source
Muriate of potashmanual
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
logP0.2ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Acidic)-7ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area0 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count0ChemAxon
Refractivity0 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability1.78 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Chemical FormulaClK
IUPAC namepotassium chloride
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/ClH.K/h1H;/q;+1/p-1
InChI KeyWCUXLLCKKVVCTQ-UHFFFAOYSA-M
Isomeric SMILES[Cl-].[K+]
Average Molecular Weight74.551
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight73.932559568
Classification
Description belongs to the class of inorganic compounds known as alkali metal chlorides. These are inorganic compounds in which the largest halogen atom is Chlorine, and the heaviest metal atom is an alkali metal.
KingdomInorganic compounds
Super ClassMixed metal/non-metal compounds
ClassAlkali metal salts
Sub ClassAlkali metal chlorides
Direct ParentAlkali metal chlorides
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Alkali metal chloride
  • Inorganic chloride salt
  • Inorganic salt
Molecular FrameworkNot Available
External Descriptors
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Physical stateNot Available
Physical DescriptionNot Available
Mass CompositionCl 47.55%; K 52.45%DFC
Melting PointMp 773°DFC
Boiling PointBp 1500°DFC
Experimental Water SolubilityNot Available
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
ChemSpider IDNot Available
ChEMBL IDNot Available
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
Pubchem Compound ID24015
Pubchem Substance IDNot Available
ChEBI ID32588
Phenol-Explorer IDNot Available
DrugBank IDDB00761
HMDB IDNot Available
CRC / DFC (Dictionary of Food Compounds) IDKBZ59-D:KBZ59-D
EAFUS ID3119
Dr. Duke IDNot Available
BIGG IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
HET IDNot Available
Flavornet IDNot Available
GoodScent IDrw1099551
SuperScent IDNot Available
Wikipedia IDPotassium_chloride
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.
bitter
  1. Ayana Wiener, Marina Shudler, Anat Levit, Masha Y. Niv. BitterDB: a database of bitter compounds. Nucleic Acids Res 2012, 40(Database issue):D413-419. DOI:10.1093/nar/gkr755
Files
MSDSNot Available
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
General ReferenceNot Available
Content Reference