Bismuth Subcarbonate Powder, 125 Grams *

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Bismuth subcarbonate (BiO)2CO3, sometimes written Bi2O2(CO3) is a chemical compound of bismuth containing both oxide and carbonate anions. Bismuth is in the +3 oxidation state. Bismuth subcarbonate occurs naturally as the mineral bismutite. Its structureconsists of Bi-O layers and CO3 layers and is related to kettnerite, CaBi(CO3)OF. It is light-sensitive. It is highly radiopaque and for example is used as a filler in radiopaque catheters which can be seen by x-ray. In modern medicine, bismuth subcarbonate has been made into nanotube arrays that exhibit antibacterial properties.

Chemical Properties Of Bismuth Subcarbonate Sold Online At

  • CAS Number: 5892-10-4
  • Molecular Formula: Approx. (BiO)2CO3
  • Assay: 97.6-100.7%
  • Loss on Drying: 1.0%
  • Chloride: 0.05%
  • Alkalies and Alkaline Earths: 1.0%
  • Nitrate: 0.4%
  • Silver: 0.0025%
  • Arsenic: 5 mg/g
  • Copper: 0.005%
  • Lead: 0.002%

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