System to describe the chemical formulas for WEB.
Attention! The site in the process of rebranding.
The old name easyChem was too common. New name: CharChem.
The site is already available via the new domain charchem.org, which soon will become the main. However, the old domain easychem.org will also be available.

Potassium benzoate

Find chemicals by name or formulas.
This reference contains the names of substances and descriptions of the chemical formulas (including the structural formula and the skeletal formula).

Type the part of name or the formula of substance for search:
Languages: | | | Apply to found

Potassium benzoate

Molecular formula: C7H5KO2 CAS# 582-25-2
Categories: Organic salt
Names
English:
BENZOIC ACID, POTASSIUM SALT
Benzoic acid, potassium salt (1:1)(CAS)
E212
EINECS:209-481-3
Potassium benzoate(IUPAC) [Wiki]
potassium;benzoate(IUPAC)
French:
Benzoate de potassium(IUPAC) [Wiki]
German:
Kaliumbenzoat(IUPAC) [Wiki]
Русский:
Бензоат калия [Wiki]
Бензойнокислый калий
Соль калия и бензойной кислоты
Español:
Benzoato de potasio [Wiki]
Benzoato potásico
Sal potásica del ácido benzóico
Italiano:
Benzoato di potassio [Wiki]
日本語:
安息香酸カリウム [Wiki]
Português:
Benzoato de potássio [Wiki]
Sal de potássio do ácido benzoico

Variants of the formula:

K^+`\hO^-`/`\O\|\\|`//`\`||/
K^+_(x1.4,y$32,N0)O`^-/<`\\O>-\\-//`\`=`/
C6H5COOK
|`//`\`||/\\/`|O|\O^-/0K^+
Elemental composition
Can't show the diagram.
Symbol Element Atomic weight Number of atoms Mass percent

Reactions in which Potassium benzoate is involved

  • C6H5CH2Cl + 2KOH + 2O -> C6H5COOK + KCl + 2H2O
  • C6H5CH3 + 2KMnO4 -> C6H5COOK + 2MnO2 + KOH + H2O