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Lithium carbonate

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99.999% trace metals basis

Synonym(s):
Carbolithium, Carbonic acid lithium salt
Linear Formula:
Li2CO3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
73.89
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
3999191
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

assay

99.999% trace metals basis

form

powder

greener alternative product characteristics

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impurities

≤ 15.0  ppm Trace Metal Analysis

mp

618 °C (lit.)

density

2.11 g/cm3

SMILES string

[Li+].[Li+].[O-]C([O-])=O

InChI

1S/CH2O3.2Li/c2-1(3)4;;/h(H2,2,3,4);;/q;2*+1/p-2

InChI key

XGZVUEUWXADBQD-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Gene Information

human ... GSK3A(2931), GSK3B(2932), IMPA1(3612)

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General description

Lithium carbonate may be used as a lithium source in the synthesis of lithium titanate, a potential anode material for lithium-ion battery.
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Hazard Statements

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
Synthesis of lithium titanate (Li4Ti5O12) by addition of excess lithium carbonate (Li2CO3) in titanium dioxide (TiO2) xerogel
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TECHNOLOGY null
K E Morrison et al.
The Lancet. Neurology, 12(4), 339-345 (2013-03-05)
Lithium has neuroprotective effects in cell and animal models of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and a small pilot study in patients with ALS showed a significant effect of lithium on survival. We aimed to assess whether lithium improves survival in...
Andrea Contestabile et al.
The Journal of clinical investigation, 123(1), 348-361 (2012-12-04)
Down syndrome (DS) patients exhibit abnormalities of hippocampal-dependent explicit memory, a feature that is replicated in relevant mouse models of the disease. Adult hippocampal neurogenesis, which is impaired in DS and other neuropsychiatric diseases, plays a key role in hippocampal...
Andrew A Nierenberg et al.
The American journal of psychiatry, 170(1), 102-110 (2013-01-05)
Lithium salts, once the mainstay of therapy for bipolar disorder, have tolerability issues at a higher dosage that often limit adherence. The authors investigated the comparative effectiveness of more tolerable dosages of lithium as part of optimized personalized treatment (OPT)....
Tom Bschor et al.
Journal of clinical psychopharmacology, 33(1), 38-44 (2013-01-02)
Studies of the 1970s and 1980s showed lithium monotherapy to be an effective treatment of acute unipolar major depressive disorder (MDD) and hence as a potential alternative to monoaminergic antidepressants.The objective was to conduct the first comparison of a lithium...
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