Calcium lactate is a salt compound consisting of two lactate anions for each calcium cation. It is approved for use by the FDA as a firming agent, leavening agent, flavoring agent, thickener, and stabilizer in foods. It is also commonly used as a calcium source in a variety of food supplements. Calcium lactate is also used as a gelling salt for low methoxypectin. The molecular weight of calcium lactate is 218.22 g/mol. It has a hydrogen bond donor count of two, a hydrogen bond acceptor count of six, and a rotatable bond count of zero. Calcium lactate has an exact and monoisotopic mass of 218.010329 g/mol. The heavy atom count of calcium lactate is 13. It also has a complexity of 53.5 and is a canonicalized compound. Calcium acetate has no boiling point. It does have a melting point of 464°F (240°C). Calcium acetate is soluble in water and essentially insoluble in alcohol and ethanol.