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Calcium carbonate

ACS reagent, chelometric standard, 99.95-100.05% dry basis

Linear Formula:
CaCO3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
100.09
Beilstein:
8008338
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

grade

ACS reagent
chelometric standard

Quality Level

assay

99.95-100.05% dry basis

form

powder

impurities

≤0.01% NH4OH pptd.
≤0.01% insol. dil. HCl

pH

8

solubility

dilute HCl: 6.7%

density

2.93 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤0.001%
fluoride (F-): ≤0.0015%
sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.005%

cation traces

Ba: ≤0.01%
Fe: ≤0.002%
K: ≤0.01%
Mg: ≤0.01%
NH4+: ≤0.003%
Na: ≤0.01%
Sr: ≤0.1%
heavy metals: ≤0.001% (by ICP)

SMILES string

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

InChI

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

InChI key

VTYYLEPIZMXCLO-UHFFFAOYSA-L

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General description

Calcium carbonate is a calcium salt commonly found in shells and skeleton of marine animals. It is an inexpensive, non-toxic and easily available reagent with a wide range of applications.

Application

Calcium carbonate may be used:
  • As a pore generating agent to prepare porous ceramics.
  • As chelometric standard for the standardization of EDTA solution.
  • To extract aluminium by microwave induced thermal activation of coal fly ash (CFA).

Packaging

100, 500 g in poly bottle
1 kg in poly bottle

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

nwg

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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