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|Molar mass||59 g mol-1|
|Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)|
Acetate, also known as ethanoate, is the salt of acetic acid (vinegar). It is formed when acetic acid is deprotonated. Its chemical formula is CH2COOH- when it exists as an ion. Acetate salts turn brown when heated, and smell like acetic acid.
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