Lithium carbonate p. [554-13-2]
Lithium carbonate is used in the pharmaceutical, glass, ceramic and construction industries. Analytical reagent, intermediate. In psychiatry, lithium carbonate is used as a mood-stabilizing (mood stabilizing) drug both in the treatment of disease episodes and in the prevention of bipolar disorder.
Odor: no smell
pH: about 11 (1% solution)
Melting point: 722 ° C (1013 hPa)
Density: 2.1 g / cm3 (20 ° C)
Bulk weight: about 200 kg / m3
in water: 8.4 g / l (20 ° C)
Cleanliness min. 98%
Boiling point: 1310 ° C
Solubility: sparingly soluble in water
Application: analytical reagent, production of other lithium compounds, pharmaceutical production
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