Agent Name

Calcium oxalate monohydrate

CAS Number

5794-28-5

Formula

C2-H2-O4.Ca.H2-O

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Ethanedioic acid, calcium salt (1:1), monohydrate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White hygroscopic powder or lumps; Odorless; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in ceramic glazes; Also used for separation of rare earth metals and analysis of calcium; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Calcium oxalate."

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