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40395 Bismuth subsalicylate, 96%

CAS Number
14882-18-9
Synonyms
Bismuth salicylate, basic
Salicylic acid bismuth basic salt

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40395-30 250g 91.00
40395-A1 1kg 272.00
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Bismuth subsalicylate, 96%

MDL
MFCD00085368
EINECS
238-953-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C7H5BiO4 (approximate)
Formula Weight
362.09
Form
Powder, typically 2 micron max
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Practically insoluble in water, alcoholSoluble in acid and alkali. Insoluble in cold water, ethanol, diethyl ether and n-octanol.

Applications

To impart pearly surface to cellulose-base, polystyrene, and phenolformaldehyde resins. Typical tap bulk density 0.43g/cm^3Bismuth subsalicylate is used to treat temporary discomforts of the stomach and gastrointestinal tract, such as diarrhea, indigestion, heartburn and nausea. It also acts as an antacid. It is practiced to decrease the number of bowel movements and to make the stool firmer. It is also used to reduce inflammation within the intestine. It is further used in growth media for selective isolation of microorganisms.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Johnson, A. L.; Blaine, E. T.; Lewis, A. D. Renal Pigmentation Due to Chronic Bismuth Administration in a Rhesus Macaque (Macaca mulatta). Vet. Pathol. 2015, 52 (3), 576-579.

Burrows, A. D.; Jurcic, M.; Mahon, M. F.; Pierrat, S.; Roffe, G. W.; Windle, H. J.; Spencer, J. Opus: University of Bath Online Publication Store. Dalton Trans. 2015, 44, 13814-13817.

Other References

Merck
14,1285
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.21
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EB2985000

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