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Compound Summary for: CID 24928

Calcium Sulfate

Also known as: Calcium sulfate dihydrate, Phosphogypsum, Compactrol, Landplaster, Primoplast, Annaline, Gypsite, Satinite, Gypsum stone
Molecular Formula: CaH4O6S   Molecular Weight: 172.17116   InChIKey: PASHVRUKOFIRIK-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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