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Compound Summary for: CID 24497

Calcium Sulfate

Also known as: Drierite; Gypsum; Anhydrous gypsum; 7778-18-9; Plaster of paris; Sulfuric acid, calcium salt (1:1); Karstenite; Anhydrite
Molecular Formula: CaO4S   Molecular Weight: 136.1406   InChIKey: OSGAYBCDTDRGGQ-UHFFFAOYSA-L
A calcium salt that is used for a variety of purposes including: building materials, as a desiccant, in dentistry as an impression material, cast, or die, and in medicine for immobilizing casts and as a tablet excipient. It exists in various forms and states of hydration. Plaster of Paris is a mixture of powdered and heat-treated gypsum.   From: MeSH
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