CARBONIC ACID - (463-79-6)

Introduction

Name: carbonic acid
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 463-79-6
Chemical Formula: H2CO3
Molar Mass: 62.02478 g
Mass Percent: H 3.2501 %; C 19.364 %; O 77.385 % 

Classification

• inorganic

Uses/Function

• "An acid formed when carbon dioxide is dissolved in water." 1

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Wikipedia
Magazines:
Hardt, Marah J. and Safina, Carl. Threatening Ocean Life from the Inside Out. Scientific American, August 2010, p 66-73.

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(1) - Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 18th ed.; F. A. David Company: Philadelphia, PA, 1997; p 21.
(2) - Ebbing, Darrell D. General Chemistry 3rd ed.; Houghton Mifflin Company: Boston, MA, 1990; p 298.
(3) - Zumdahl, Steven and Zumdahl, Susan A. Chemistry 9th ed.; Brooks/Cole: Belmont, CA, 2014; p 131.