StructurePotassium tetraoxalate (PTO)
Formula
C4H3KO8
CAS No. 127-96-8
EC No. 204-874-6
Synonyms Potassium tetroxalate; Potassium trihydrogen dioxalate dihydrate; Acetosella salt; Oxalic acid hemipotassium salt

Potassium tetraoxalate (PTO)

Potassium tetraoxalate (PTO), also known as potassium hydrogenoxalate, is one of the most common salts of the hydrogenoxalate anion.

It is a commercial product, used in photography, marble polishing and to remove ink stains

Potassium tetraxolate (PTO) can be obtained by reacting potassium hydroxide with oxalic acid

Commercially the product is also called: Salt of sorrel, sorrel salt, sel d'oseille, sal acetosella;

Packaging & Shelf Life:

Under proper storage conditions the shelf life is 12 months

Health & Safety:

Detailed information on the product described can be found in our relevant Health and Safety Information (Material Safety Data Sheet).