Agent Name

Bismuth phosphate

CAS Number

10049-01-1

Formula

Bi.H3-O4-P

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Bismuth orthophosphate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Phosphates, Metallic Salts

Description

Odorless solid; Does not melt when heated; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used in the separation of plutonium from fission products, to make optical flint glass, and as therapeutic antacid and protectant; [Merck Index] "Used in treatment of renal cysts." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

See "Bismuth."

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