255823

Sigma-Aldrich

Lithium carbonate

ACS reagent, ≥99.0%

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.21

Quality Level

grade

ACS reagent

assay

≥99.0%

form

powder

impurities

≤0.01% insol. dil. HCl
≤0.2% S compounds

pH

9-11 (1 g/L)

mp

618 °C (lit.)

anion traces

chloride (Cl-): ≤0.005%
nitrate (NO3-): ≤5 ppm

cation traces

Ca: ≤0.01%
Fe: ≤0.002%
K: ≤0.01%
NH4+: ≤5 ppm
Na: ≤0.1%
heavy metals: ≤0.002% (by ICP-OES)

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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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
Towards homonuclear J solid-state NMR correlation experiments for half-integer quadrupolar nuclei: experimental and simulated 11B MAS spin-echo dephasing and calculated 2JBB coupling constants for lithium diborate.
Barrow NS, et al.
Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 13(13), 5778-5789 (2011)
Xiaoyue Tan et al.
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN, 17(12), 3382-3393 (2006-11-04)
Deficiency in vitamin D and its active metabolites is a pathologic feature of chronic kidney diseases. Despite that tubular epithelial cells are the major sites of active vitamin D synthesis, little is known about the role of vitamin D in...
Vanadium modified LiFePO4 cathode for Li-ion batteries.
Hong J, et al
Electrochemical and Solid-State Letters, 12(2), A33-A38 (2009)
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...

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