Lithium Carbonate

Lithium carbonate — also known as lithium salt, carbolith, dilithium carbonate, or CAS No. 554-13-2 — is an inorganic compound used extensively in medicine and glassware. The ingredient is so vital to the medical field that it is listed on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines.

Synonyms
Dilithium carbonate, Lithonate, Lithobid
Chemical Formula
Li2CO3
CAS Number
554-13-2

Characteristics

Molar Weight
73.9 g/mol
Melting Point
723°C (1333 °F)
Boiling Point
1,310°C (2,390 °F)
Density
2.11 g/cm3
Forms
Powder, White, Odourless

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Medicines
  • Batteries
  • Medical products

Industries

  • Pharma
  • Chemical Processing
  • Mining