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112120 Calcium carbonate


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CAS #EC NumberHill FormulaChemical FormulaMolar MassGrade Value
471-34-1207-439-9CaCO₃CaCO₃100.09 g/molPh Eur,BP,USP,JP,FCC,E 170

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      Catalogue Number112120
      DescriptionCalcium carbonate
      Product Information
      CAS number471-34-1
      EC number207-439-9
      GradePh Eur,BP,USP,JP,FCC,E 170
      Hill FormulaCaCO₃
      Chemical formulaCaCO₃
      Molar Mass100.09 g/mol
      HS Code2836 50 00
      Structure formula ImageStructure formula Image
      Quality LevelMQ500
      Biological Information
      Physicochemical Information
      Density2.8 g/cm3
      Melting Point825 °C (decomposition)
      pH value8.0 (H₂O) (slurry)
      Bulk density300 - 1400 kg/m3
      Solubility0.017 g/l
      Materials Information
      Toxicological Information
      LD 50 oralLD50 Rat 6450 mg/kg
      LD 50 dermalLD50 Rat > 2000 mg/kg
      Safety Information according to GHS
      Storage class10 - 13 Other liquids and solids
      WGKNWG not water endangering
      Inorganic salts: Container I. Neutral solutions of the these salts: Container D. Before placing in Container D, check the pH with pH-Universal indicator strips (Item No. 109535).
      Safety Information
      Product Usage Statements
      Storage and Shipping Information
      StorageStore at +2°C to +30°C.
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      Supplemental Information
      Assay (complexometric; calculated on dried substance)99.0 - 100.5 %
      Identitypasses test
      Substances insoluble in acetic acid≤ 0.2 %
      Substances insoluble in hydrochloric acid≤ 0.2 %
      Chloride (Cl)≤ 0.025 %
      Fluoride (F)≤ 0.0050 %
      Sulfate (SO₄)≤ 0.05 %
      Al (Aluminium)≤ 0.0001 %
      As (Arsenic)≤ 0.0003 %
      Ba (Barium)
      passes test
      ≤ 0.0020 %
      Cd (Cadmium)≤ 0.0001 %
      Cr (Chromium)≤ 0.0020 %
      Cu (Copper)≤ 0.0020 %
      Fe (Iron)≤ 0.002 %
      Hg (Mercury)≤ 0.00005 %
      Pb (Lead) (*)≤ 0.0003 %
      Sb (Antimony)≤ 0.0020 %
      Sr (Strontium)≤ 0.03 %
      Zn (Zinc)≤ 0.0020 %
      Magnesium and alkali metals≤ 1.0 %
      Heavy metals (as Pb)≤ 0.001 %
      Residual solvents (ICH Q3C)excluded by manufacturing process
      Bulk densityabout 30-70
      Loss on drying (200 °C)≤ 1.0 %
      Elemental impurity specifications have been set considering ICH Q3D (Guideline for Elemental Impurities). Class 1-3 elements are not likely to be present above the ICH Q3D option 1 limit, unless specified and indicated (*).
      Corresponds to Ph Eur, BP, USP, JP, FCC, E 170
      Conforms to the purity criteria on food additives according to the current European Commission Regulation.


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      1121209029 Double PE SackPDF Specification Document