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471-34-1 - Calcium carbonate, 99.5% (metals basis) - 11403 - Alfa Aesar

11403 Calcium carbonate, 99.5% (metals basis)

CAS Number
471-34-1
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 40.17
500g 105.58
2kg 306.94
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Calcium carbonate, 99.5% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00010906
EINECS
207-439-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
CaCO3
Formula Weight
100.09
Form
5 Micron Powder
Melting point
800° dec.
Density
2.930
Refractive Index
1.6583
Solubility
Very low solubility in water.

Applications

Calcium carbonate is used in the purification of iron, refining of sugar from sugar beet and flue gas desulfurization applications in fossil fuel power stations. It is used in blackboard chalk, printing and writing paper, paints, plastics, PVC cables, polypropylene compounds, thermosetting resins, adhesives, sealants and decorating fillers. It is an abrasive and an ingredient in many glazes. It is also used in the pharmaceutical industry as an inert filler for tablets and other pharmaceuticals. It is used as a base in many organic reactions.

Notes

It is stable under normal conditions. Hygroscopic in nature. In the presence of carbon dioxide and water, it gets converted to calcium hydrogen carbonate, which has a good solubility in water.

Literature References

Nishimura, T. Macromolecular templates for the development of organic/inorganic hybrid materials. Polym. J. 2015, 47, 235-243.

Sakamoto, T.; Oichi, A.; Nishimura, T.; Sugawara, A.; Kato, T. Calcium Carbonate/Polymer Thin-Film Hybrids: Induction of the Formation of Patterned Aragonite Crystals by Thermal Treatment of a Polymer Matrix. Polym. J. 2009, 41, 522-523.

Santomauro, G.; Baier, J.; Huang, W.; Pezold, S.; Bill, J. Formation of Calcium Carbonate Polymorphs Induced by Living Microalgae. J. Biomater. Nanobiotech. 2012, 3, 413-420.

Other References

Merck
14,1657
Harmonized Tariff Code
2836.50
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
FF9335000

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