Merck

1.04820

SAFC

Potassium acetate

EMPROVE® ESSENTIAL, Ph. Eur., BP, JPE, E 261

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Synonym(s):
Potassium acetate
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C2H3KO2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
98.14
MDL number:
E Number:
E261
EC Index Number:
204-822-2

Agency

BP
JPE
Ph. Eur.

Quality Level

product line

EMPROVE® ESSENTIAL

form

solid

quality

E 261

pH

7.5-8.5 (20 °C, 50 g/L in H2O)

mp

292 °C

density

1.57 g/cm3 at 25 °C

application(s)

liquid formulation
ophthalmics
pharma/biopharma processes
pharmaceutical
solid formulation

storage temp.

15-25°C

InChI

1S/C2H4O2.K/c1-2(3)4;/h1H3,(H,3,4);/q;+1/p-1

InChI key

SCVFZCLFOSHCOH-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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Sodium acetate

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Potassium sulfate

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product line

EMPROVE® ESSENTIAL

product line

EMPROVE® ESSENTIAL

product line

EMPROVE® ESSENTIAL

product line

EMPROVE® ESSENTIAL

form

solid

form

solid

form

fine powder

form

coarse powder, crystalline

pH

7.5-8.5 (20 °C, 50 g/L in H2O)

pH

7.5-9.2 (20 °C, 30 g/L in H2O)

pH

5.5-8.5 (20 °C, 50 g/L in H2O)

pH

5.5-8.5 (20 °C, 50 g/L in H2O)

mp

292 °C

mp

>300 °C (dec.) (lit.), 324 °C (decomposition)

mp

1069 °C

mp

1069 °C

density

1.57 g/cm3 at 25 °C

density

1.52 g/cm3 at 20 °C

density

2.66 g/cm3 at 20 °C

density

2.66 g/cm3 at 20 °C

General description

Finding the right excipient that matches your needs as well as regulatory demands can be a complicated challenge in formulation. With our application know-how and regulatory expertise, we support you in every step of development, scale-up, and production. Our SAFC® portfolio of high-quality products for biopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical formulation and production withstands strict quality control procedures and is produced according to applicable cGMP guidelines.

Application

Potassium acetate extra pure is mainly used in highly regulated pharmaceutical applications.

Legal Information

Emprove is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
SAFC is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable


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