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Calcium carbonate

ACS reagent, ≥99.0%, powder

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Linear Formula:
CaCO3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
100.09
Beilstein:
8008338
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

ACS reagent

Quality Level

Assay

≥99.0%

form

powder

impurities

≤0.002 meq/g water-soluble titr. base
≤0.005% oxidizers
≤0.01% NH4OH pptd.
≤0.01% insol. dil. HCl

pH

8

density

2.93 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤0.001%
fluoride (F-): ≤0.0015%
sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.01%

cation traces

Ba: ≤0.005%
Fe: ≤0.003%
K: ≤0.01%
Mg: ≤0.02%
NH4+: ≤0.003%
Na: ≤0.1%
Sr: ≤0.1%
heavy metals: ≤0.001% (by ICP-OES)

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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assay

≥99.0%

assay

≥99% (EDTA titration)

assay

≥99%

assay

98%

form

powder

form

powder

form

powder

form

powder

impurities

≤0.002 meq/g water-soluble titr. base, ≤0.005% oxidizers, ≤0.01% NH4OH pptd., ≤0.01% insol. dil. HCl

impurities

-

impurities

≤0.002 meq/g water-soluble titr. base, ≤0.005% oxidizers, ≤0.01% NH4OH pptd., ≤0.01% insol. dil. HCl

impurities

-

pH

8

pH

8

pH

8

pH

-

density

2.93 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

2.93 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

2.93 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

2.93 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

General description

CaCO3 occurs naturally as the principal constituent of limestone, marble, and chalk, which can be prepared by the precipitation from dissolved calcium hydroxide and carbon dioxide.

Application

Calcium carbonate can be used as a precursor to prepare Pd/CaCO3, which can be used as a catalyst:
  • In Miyaura-Suzuki cross-coupling reactions.
  • In the ligand-free Stille cross-coupling reaction between aryl halides and tributylphenyltin to synthesize biphenyls.
It can also be used as a base in the Pd-catalyzed regioselective Heck reaction of fluorinated haloaryls with olefins to synthesize substituted olefins.

Legal Information

Redi-Dri is a trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

nwg

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable


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