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431559 Sigma-Aldrich

Lithium carbonate

99.99% trace metals basis

Synonym: Carbolithium, Carbonic acid lithium salt

  • CAS Number 554-13-2

  • Linear Formula Li2CO3

  • Molecular Weight 73.89

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 3999191

  •  EC Number 209-062-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00011084

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24867028

  •  NACRES NA.23

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Properties

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InChI Key   XGZVUEUWXADBQD-UHFFFAOYSA-L
assay   99.99% trace metals basis
form   powder
impurities   ≤0.01% insol. dil. HCl
  ≤0.2% S compounds
  <100 ppm total metallic impurities
mp   618 °C (lit.)
density   2.11 g/mL at 25 °C
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤0.005%
  nitrate (NO3-): ≤5 ppm
cation traces   Ca: ≤0.01%
  Fe: ≤0.002%
  K: ≤0.01%
  Na: ≤0.1%
  heavy metals: ≤0.002%

Description

Application

Lithium carbonate is used for the preparation of several lithium compounds.2 Electrolysis of molten lithium carbonate may be used for the non toxic or hazardous and effective electrochemical reduction of CO2 to CO.

Packaging

50, 250 g in poly bottle

Features and Benefits

Meets ACS reagent specifications.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
OJ5800000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Protocols & Articles

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