Chemical Formula: CaCO3
Molecular Weight: 100.09
CAS Number: 471-34-1
Description: Calcium carbonate USP, White microcrystalline powder, ≥98.0% (on dry basis, complexometric)
Calcium carbonate is used therapeutically as a phosphate buffer in hemodialysis, as an antacid in gastric hyperacidity for temporary relief of indigestion and heartburn, and as a calcium supplement for preventing and treating osteoporosis. Calcium Carbonate is the carbonic salt of calcium (CaCO3) which is used as an anticaking agent.