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310034

Sigma-Aldrich

Calcium carbonate

powder, ≤50 μm particle size, 98%

Linear Formula:
CaCO3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
100.09
Beilstein:
8008338
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

assay

98%

form

powder

particle size

≤50 μm

solubility

H2O: insoluble

density

2.93 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

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

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General description

Calcium Carbonate (CaCO3) is a naturally found material in chalk, limestone, and marble. It is composed of three elements which include carbon, oxygen, and calcium. It is formed by reacting carbon dioxide with slaked or burnt lime. It can be used for a variety of applications ranging from industrial, food to agriculture.

Packaging

100, 500 g in poly bottle

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

nwg

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Calcium carbonate: from the Cretaceous period into the 21st century (2001)
Sophie A Jamal et al.
Lancet (London, England), 382(9900), 1268-1277 (2013-07-23)
Phosphate binders (calcium-based and calcium-free) are recommended to lower serum phosphate and prevent hyperphosphataemia in patients with chronic kidney disease, but their effects on mortality and cardiovascular outcomes are unknown. We aimed to update our meta-analysis on the effect of...
Polysaccharides and proteoglycans in calcium carbonate-based biomineralization.
José L Arias et al.
Chemical reviews, 108(11), 4475-4482 (2008-07-26)
Jane A Cauley et al.
Journal of women's health (2002), 22(11), 915-929 (2013-10-18)
Clinical outcomes of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) calcium plus vitamin D supplementation trial have been reported during 7.0 years of active intervention. We now report outcomes 4.9 years after the intervention stopped and cumulative findings. Postmenopausal women (N=36,282) were...
M Azizur Rahman et al.
PloS one, 8(3), e58781-e58781 (2013-03-26)
An organic matrix consisting of a protein-polysaccharide complex is generally accepted as an important medium for the calcification process. While the role this "calcified organic matrix" plays in the calcification process has long been appreciated, the complex mixture of proteins...

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