Calcium Acetate
  • melting point: 160 degrees Celsius or 320 degrees Farenheit
  • Boiling point: no info. given
  • Molecular weight: 158.17
  • side effects: nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, constipation, dry mouth or increased thirst, or urinating more than usual.
  • Chemical formula: CA(CH3COO)2
  • Its uses: used for kidney disease to control blood phosphate;the calcium acetate binds phosphate in the ddiet to lower blood phosphate levels. It's also used in as a food additive, mainly in candy products. It is an inorganic salt.
  • molecular geometry: 2 bent pairs
  • is it a molecular or ionic compound: ionic compound
  • state at room temp.: solid
  • bond description: has 2 sets of double bonds and the rest are single;has no triple bonds
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