Talk:Organic salt

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Previous text: In chemistry, an organic salt is a salt whose anionic (negatively-charged) component comes from an organic acid. Specifically, it is a compound formed from a carbon-hydrogen group and cations (positively-charged atoms or atom groups) such as sodium or potassium.

(1) Organic salts may also be formed by combining an inorganic anion with an organic cation (e.g. methylamine chloride).

(2) Most organic ions (an- or cat-) contain atoms besides C & H, so "formed from a carbon-hydrogen group" is misleading.

An 'organic salt' can be quite adequately defined simply by combining definitions of 'organic' and 'salt'.