Potassium Acetate

Potassium Acetate

  • CAS No.: 127-08-2
  • Molecular Formula: CH3COOK
  • Agency: BP, USP

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General description

Potassium acetate is a hygroscopic material used as a base in organic synthesis. It can also be used as a buffer and neutralizing agent.

As a catalyst in the glycolysis of rigid polyurethane (PU) using DEG (diethylene glycol) as a solvent.
As a nucleophilic catalyst for addition and polymerization reaction.
As a nucleophilic catalyst in the regioselective reaction of epoxides with S-phenyl thioesters.
As a promoter/base in transition metal-catalyzed reactions.
As a source of methyl radical in photo-decarboxylative nucleophilic additions to phthalimides and source of potassium ion for templating reactions.

Potassium acetate can also be used as a base:
In the Lossen rearrangement of hydroxamic acid.
In the E2 elimination′s reaction.
In the fragmentation of α,α-dichloroketoesters and deprotonation of alcohols.



Molecular Formula




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