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.


Molar Weight73.9 g/mol
Melting Point723°C (1333 °F)
Boiling Point1,310°C (2,390 °F)
Density2.11 g/cm3
FormsPowder, White, Odourless

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Medicines
  • Batteries
  • Medical products


  • Pharma
  • Mining
  • Chemical Processing

Synonyms: Dilithium carbonate, Lithonate, Lithobid

Chemical Formula: Li2CO3

CAS Number: 554-13-2