CHEBI:62965 - sodium formate

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ChEBI Name sodium formate
ChEBI ID CHEBI:62965
Definition An organic sodium salt which is the monosodium salt of formic acid.
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Submitter Vincent J Fazio
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Formula CHNaO2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 68.00720
Monoisotopic Mass 67.987
InChI InChI=1S/CH2O2.Na/c2-1-3;/h1H,(H,2,3);/q;+1/p-1
InChIKey HLBBKKJFGFRGMU-UHFFFAOYSA-M
SMILES [Na+].[H]C([O-])=O
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): buffer
Any substance or mixture of substances that, in solution (typically aqueous), resists change in pH upon addition of small amounts of acid or base.
Application(s): astringent
A compound that causes the contraction of body tissues, typically used to reduce bleeding from minor abrasions.
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Outgoing sodium formate (CHEBI:62965) has part formate (CHEBI:15740)
sodium formate (CHEBI:62965) has role astringent (CHEBI:74783)
sodium formate (CHEBI:62965) has role buffer (CHEBI:35225)
sodium formate (CHEBI:62965) is a organic sodium salt (CHEBI:38700)
Synonyms Sources
FORMIC ACID, NA SALT ChemIDplus
formic acid, sodium salt SUBMITTER
Formic acid, sodium salt (1:1) ChemIDplus
sodium formiate ChEBI
Sodium methanoate NIST Chemistry WebBook
Registry Numbers Types Sources
141-53-7 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
141-53-7 CAS Registry Number SUBMITTER
3595134 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
Citation Waiting for Citations Type Source
21760741 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
18 July 2013