Agent Name

Potassium hydrogen glucarate

CAS Number

576-42-1

Formula

C6-H10-O8.K

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Monopotassium D-glucarate; Potassium D-Glucarate; Potassium acid saccharate; Potassium bisaccharate; Potassium hydrogen saccharate; Potassium hydrogen D-glucarate; D-Glucaric acid, monopotassium salt; [ChemIDplus] Saccharic Acid, Monopotassium Salt; Monopotassium Glucarate; [GFS Chemicals MSDS]

Category

Monosaccharides and Derivatives

Description

White to off-white powder; [GFS Chemicals MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Saccharic acid (glucaric acid) is a dicarboxylic acid derived from glucose by oxidation with nitric acid; [Merriam-Webster]

Comments

Oral lethal-dose (rat) > 2,360 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [GFS Chemicals MSDS]

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