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Alfa Aesar™ Potassium acetate, 8M aq. soln., RNAse free

$88.76 - $88.76

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Potassium acetate
CAS 127-08-2
Name Note RNAse free
Molecular Formula C2H3KO2
Linear Formula CH3CO2K
Formula Weight 98.15
MDL Number MFCD00012458
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J62856AK
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Chemical Name or Material Potassium acetate
Name Note RNAse free
CAS 127-08-2
TSCA TSCA
Physical Form Liquid
Molecular Formula C2H3KO2
Linear Formula CH3CO2K
Formula Weight 98.15
MDL Number MFCD00012458
Concentration 8M aq. soln.
Color Colorless
Quantity 250mL

Applications
Potassium Acetate is a potassium salt employed to replenish electrolytes, for restoration of water-electrolyte balance, as well as a urinary and systemic alkalizer. Potassium Acetate can be administered orally or by intravenous infusion. Formerly, It was employed in diuretics and expectorants. A potassium source employed in DNA and protein purification. Some other applications includes as buffering agent, neutralizer, preservative, color retention agent(protect natural color of animals and plants).

Solubility
Soluble in water (98.2 g/L completely soluble) at 25°C, alcohol, methanol, and ammonia. Insoluble in acetone, and ether.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep away from strong oxidizing agents.