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1339-92-0 - Aluminum carbonate, basic - A12994 - Alfa Aesar

A12994 Aluminum carbonate, basic

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Aluminum carbonate, basic


Chemical Properties

Insoluble in water.


Aluminum carbonate is a popular antacid that is also a phosphate binder. It usually forms clumps that bind phosphorous in aqueous suspensions and reduces acidity and calculi.


Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Store at room temperature. Incompatible with strong acids and strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Recker RR.; Blotcky AJ.; Leffler JA.; Rack EP. Evidence of aluminum absorption from the gastrointestinal tract and bone deposition by aluminum carbonate ingestion with normal renal function. The Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine. 1977, 90 (5), 810-815].

Chang-Yan Cao.; Ping Li.; Jin Qu.; Zhi-Feng Dou.; Wen-Sheng Yan.; Jun-Fa Zhu.; Zi-Yu Wu.; Wei-Guo Song. High adsorption capacity and the key role of carbonate groups for heavy metal ion removal by basic aluminum carbonate porous nanospheres. J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22 19898-19903.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Precautionary Statements: P260-P201-P280-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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