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Lithium carbonate

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99.999% trace metals basis

Synonym(s):
Carbolithium, Carbonic acid lithium salt
Linear Formula:
Li2CO3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
73.89
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
3999191
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

assay

99.999% trace metals basis

form

powder

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impurities

≤ 15.0  ppm Trace Metal Analysis

mp

618 °C (lit.)

density

2.11 g/cm3

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SMILES string

[Li+].[Li+].[O-]C([O-])=O

InChI

1S/CH2O3.2Li/c2-1(3)4;;/h(H2,2,3,4);;/q;2*+1/p-2

InChI key

XGZVUEUWXADBQD-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Gene Information

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General description

Lithium carbonate may be used as a lithium source in the synthesis of lithium titanate, a potential anode material for lithium-ion battery.
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Hazard Statements

hazcat

Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2

storage_class_code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Synthesis of lithium titanate (Li4Ti5O12) by addition of excess lithium carbonate (Li2CO3) in titanium dioxide (TiO2) xerogel
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K E Morrison et al.
The Lancet. Neurology, 12(4), 339-345 (2013-03-05)
Lithium has neuroprotective effects in cell and animal models of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and a small pilot study in patients with ALS showed a significant effect of lithium on survival. We aimed to assess whether lithium improves survival in...
Robert L Findling et al.
Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology, 23(2), 80-90 (2013-03-21)
This study examined the long-term effectiveness of lithium for the treatment of pediatric bipolar disorder within the context of combination mood stabilizer therapy for refractory mania and pharmacological treatment of comorbid psychiatric conditions. Outpatients, ages 7-17 years, meeting American Psychiatric...
Danielle S Macêdo et al.
Progress in neuro-psychopharmacology & biological psychiatry, 43, 230-237 (2013-01-22)
Lisdexamfetamine dimesylate (LDX) is a prodrug that requires conversion to d-amphetamine (d-AMPH) for bioactivity. Treatment with d-AMPH induces hyperlocomotion and is regarded as a putative animal model of bipolar mania. Therefore, we sought to determine the behavioral and oxidative stress...
Smaranda Leu-Semenescu et al.
Neurology, 85(19), 1655-1662 (2015-10-11)
To compare the benefits and risks of lithium therapy vs abstention/other treatments in Kleine-Levin syndrome (KLS). In a KLS cohort followed in a single center, 130 patients regularly took lithium carbonate (median dose 1,000 mg/day; n = 71; 40 children)...
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