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Substance Name: Carbonate ion
RN: 3812-32-6
UNII: 7UJQ5OPE7D
InChIKey: BVKZGUZCCUSVTD-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Note

  • Salts or ions of the theoretical carbonic acid, containing the radical CO2(3-). Carbonates are readily decomposed by acids. The carbonates of the alkali metals are water-soluble; all others are insoluble. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed).

Molecular Formula

  • C-O3

Molecular Weight

  • 60.008
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Carbonate ion

MeSH Heading

  • Carbonates

Synonyms

  • Carbonate ions
  • UNII-7UJQ5OPE7D

Systematic Name

  • Carbonate

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 3812-32-6

FDA UNII

  • 7UJQ5OPE7D

System Generated Number

  • 0003812326

Structure Descriptors

InChI

InChI=1S/CH2O3/c2-1(3)4/h(H2,2,3,4)/p-2

InChIKey

BVKZGUZCCUSVTD-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Smiles

[O-]C(=O)[O-]