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Potassium Glycerophosphate

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Dietary supplement

Mineral supplement

Treatment of potassium deficiency

Chemical Names

1,2,3-Propanetriol, mono(dihydrogen phosphate), dipotaβium salt

1,2,3-Propanetriol, mono(dihydrogen phosphate), potaβium salt (1:2)

Dipotaβium 2,3-dihydroxypropyl phosphate (IUPAC)

Dipotaβium 2,3-hydroxy-1-propyl phosphate

rac-Glycero-3-phosphate dipotaβium salt

Foreign Names

  • Kalium glycerophosphat (German)
  • Potassium glycérophosphate (French)

Generic Names

  • CCRIS 3948 (IS)
  • Glycerol-1-dihydrogenphosphat, Kaliumsalz (IS)

Brand Names


IUPACInternational Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
ISInofficial Synonym

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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