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AG 3 (Adsorbent); AG 5; AG 5 (Adsorbent); AK (Adsorbent); AR 3; ART 2; AU 3; Acticarbone; Activated carbon; Activated charcoal; Adsorbit; Amoco PX 21; Anthrasorb; Aqua nuchar; BAU; BG 6080; Black 140; Black pearls; CF 8; CF 8 (Carbon); CLF II; CMB 200; CMB 50; CUZ 3; CWN 2; Calcotone Black; Canesorb; Carbolac; Carbon; Carbon, colloidal; Carbon-12; Carbopol Extra; Carbopol M; Carbopol Z 4; Carbopol Z Extra; Carbosieve; Carbosorbit R; Cecarbon; Coke powder; Colgon BPL; Colgon PCB 12X30; Colgon PCB-D; Columbia LCK; Conductex; Darco; Filtrasorb; Filtrasorb 200; Filtrasorb 400; Grosafe; Hydrodarco; Irgalite 1104; Jado; K 257; MA 100 (Carbon); Norit; Nuchar; OU-B; Pelikan C 11/1431a; SKG; SKT; SKT (adsorbent); SU 2000; Suchar 681; Supersorbon IV; Supersorbon S 1; U 02; Watercarb; Witcarb 940; XE 340; XF 4175L; [ChemIDplus] UN1362 for "Carbon, activated"; [CHEMINFO]


Elements, Nonmetallic


Black powder or crystals; [Sax]


Stable isotopes are C-12 (98.892%) and C-13 (1.108%) [Merck Index] Carbon is activated chemically or by steam. Activated carbon that is 99.9% pure is available. [CHEMINFO] Used in purifying metals, cleaning air, and as a pigment for rubber tires and inks; [HSDB]


Dust explosions are possible when the powder is mixed with air; [ICSC] Wet, activated carbon can remove oxygen from a confined space. [CHEMINFO] See "Graphite, all forms except graphite fibers," "Carbon black," "Carbon nanotubes," and "Carbon-14."

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Melting point equals greater than 3500 deg C; [ICSC]

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