Agent Name

Durapatite

Alternative Name

Hydroxyapatite

CAS Number

1306-06-5

Formula

Ca5-H-O13-P3

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Hydroxyapatite; Alveograf; Apatite, hydroxy; Calcium hydroxyapatite; Calcium hydroxylapatite; Calcium orthophosphate, basic; Calcium phosphate hydroxide; Hydroxylapatite; Hydroxylapatite (Ca5(OH)(PO4)3); Microcrystalline Hydroxyapatite Concentrate; Monite; Ossopan; Pentacalcium monohydroxyorthophosphate; Periograf; Radiesse; Supertite 10; Win 40350; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White suspension; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Naturally occurring mineral in phosphate rocks and in bone; [Merck Index] Used in fertilizers, laser crystals, ion-exchange chromatography (especially for proteins), artificial bone and teeth, and calcium/phosphorus supplement; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

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