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Calcium carbonate

tested according to Ph Eur

Synonym: Calcii carbonas

  • CAS Number 471-34-1

  • Linear Formula CaCO3

  • Molecular Weight 100.09

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 8008338

  •  EC Number 207-439-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00010906

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329751908

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

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assay   99.3%
form   powder
solubility   1 M acetic acid: soluble
  alcohol: insoluble
  hydrochloric acid: soluble (3 N)
  nitric acid: soluble (2 N)
density   2.93 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Agency/Method   tested according to Ph Eur
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

Description

Application

Calcium carbonate has been utilized by plants and animal for the formation of their skeletons and shells. It also facilitates the calcium carbonate crystal growth on a chitosan substrate.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Calcium carbonate is a naturally occurring compound that reduces T4 absorption and enhancess serum thyrotropin levels. It also precludes osteoporosis induced by thyrotropin-suppressive doses of levothyroxine in postmenopausal women. Additionally, it reduces diarrhea in individuals with protease inhibitor-induced HIV-infection.

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NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
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RTECS 
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