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Sigma-Aldrich

Potassium formate

BioUltra, ≥99.0% (NT)

Synonym(s):
Formic acid potassium salt
Linear Formula:
HCOOK
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
84.12
Beilstein:
3623272
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

product line

BioUltra

Quality Level

assay

≥99.0% (NT)

form

solid

impurities

insoluble matter, passes filter test

pH

7.0-8.5 (25 °C, 1 M in H2O)

mp

165-168 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: 1 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤50 mg/kg
sulfate (SO42-): ≤50 mg/kg

cation traces

Al: ≤5 mg/kg
As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Ba: ≤5 mg/kg
Bi: ≤5 mg/kg
Ca: ≤10 mg/kg
Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
Co: ≤5 mg/kg
Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
Fe: ≤5 mg/kg
Li: ≤5 mg/kg
Mg: ≤5 mg/kg
Mn: ≤5 mg/kg
Mo: ≤5 mg/kg
Na: ≤5000 mg/kg
Ni: ≤5 mg/kg
Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
Sr: ≤5 mg/kg
Zn: ≤5 mg/kg

λ

1 M in H2O

UV absorption

λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.09
λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.08

InChI

1S/CH2O2.K/c2-1-3;/h1H,(H,2,3);/q;+1/p-1

InChI key

WFIZEGIEIOHZCP-UHFFFAOYSA-M

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Application

Potassium formate may be used with 1-propanol for the deproteinization and extraction of CoQ(10) and CoQ(10)H(2) from plasma. Potassium formate may be used as a plant photoinhibition prevention agent.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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