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Dipotassium Malate

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000585-09-1

Chemical Formula

C4-H4-K2-O5

Molecular Weight

210

Therapeutic Categories

Food additive (e number)

Treatment of potassium deficiency

Chemical Names

Dipotaβium 2-hydroxybutanedioate (IUPAC)

Dipotaβium 2-hydroxysuccinate

Malic acid dipotaβium

Foreign Names

  • Dipotassium maleas (Latin)
  • Kalium L-malat (German)
  • Dipotassium, maléate de (French)
  • Dipotasio, maleato de (Spanish)

Generic Name

  • Potassium malate (IS)

Brand Name

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Glossary

TermDefinition
IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym

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