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Chemical Component Summary

NameACETATE ION
Identifiersethanoate
FormulaC2 H3 O2
Molecular Weight59.04 g/mol
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCC([O-])=O
InChIInChI=1S/C2H4O2/c1-2(3)4/h1H3,(H,3,4)/p-1
InChIKeyQTBSBXVTEAMEQO-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Chemical Details

Formal Charge-1
Atom Count7
Chiral Atom Count0
Chiral Atomsn/a
Bond Count6
Aromatic Bond Count0
Leaving Atomsn/a

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB03166 Different stereochemistry
NameAcetic acid
Groupsapproved
DescriptionAcetic acid is a product of the oxidation of ethanol and of the destructive distillation of wood. It is used locally, occasionally internally, as a counterirritant and also as a reagent. (Stedman, 26th ed) Acetic acid otic (for the ear) is an antibiotic that treats infections caused by bacteria or fungus.
Synonyms
  • ACETATE ion
  • Acetic acid, glacial
  • Acetic acid, ion(1-)
  • Azetat
  • CH3-COO(-)
SaltsAcetyl chloride
Brand Names
  • Acetasol HC
  • Acetic Acid
  • Acid Concentrate D12028
  • Acid Concentrate D12054
  • Acid Concentrate D12092
Affected OrganismBacteria
IndicationUsed to treat infections in the ear canal.
Route of administration
  • Auricular (otic)
  • Hemodialysis
  • Irrigation
  • Oral
  • Vaginal
Categories
  • Acetates
  • Acids
  • Acids, Acyclic
  • Acids, Noncarboxylic
  • Anions
ATC-Code
  • S02AA10
  • G01AD02
CAS number64-19-7