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Calcium Carbonate

Carbonic acid calcium salt (CaCO3). An odorless, tasteless powder or crystal that occurs in nature. It is used therapeutically as a phosphate buffer in hemodialysis patients and as a calcium supplement.

Year introduced: 1965

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Tree Number(s): D01.146.275, D01.200.275.150.150, D01.578.200

MeSH Unique ID: D002119

Registry Number: H0G9379FGK

Entry Terms:

  • Carbonate, Calcium
  • Aragonite
  • Vaterite
  • Calcite
  • Limestone
  • Marble
  • Milk of Calcium
  • Calcium Milk
  • Chalk

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