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Potassium Hydrogen Aspartate


Ph. Eur.

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Chemical Name

Potassium hydrogen (2S)-2-aminobutanedioate hemihydrate (Ph. Eur.)

Foreign Names

  • Kalii hydrogenoaspartas hemihydricus (Latin)
  • Kalium L-hydrogenaspartat-0.5-Wasser (German)
  • Aspartate monopotassique hémihydraté (French)

Generic Names

  • L-Asparaginsäure, Kaliumsalz (1:1)-0,5-Wasser (IS)
  • Potassium aminosuccinate hemihydrate (IS)
  • Potassium Aspartate (IS)
  • Potassium Hydrogen Aspartate Hemihydrate (PH: BP 2010, Ph. Eur. 6)

Brand Names

  • Cardilan (Potassium Hydrogen Aspartate and Magnesium Hydrogen Aspartate)
    Biotika, Slovakia; Zentiva, Czech Republic


ISInofficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Ph. Eur.European Pharmacopoeia

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