Bismuth Phosphate

Title: Bismuth Phosphate
CAS Registry Number: 10049-01-1
Trademarks: Bismugel (Biothrax)
Molecular Formula: BiO4P
Molecular Weight: 303.95
Percent Composition: Bi 68.75%, O 21.06%, P 10.19%
Line Formula: BiPO4
Literature References: Prepn: Schenk in Handbook of Preparative Inorganic Chemistry vol. 1, G. Brauer, Ed. (Academic Press, New York, 2nd ed., 1963) p 626.
Properties: Odorless powder or monoclinic crystals. Does not melt on heating. d15 6.323. Slightly sol in water and dil acids; not hydrolyzed by boiling water. Practically insol in alcohol, acetic acid; sol in concd HNO3 and HCl.
Density: d15 6.323
Use: In the separation of plutonium from fission products; manuf of optical flint glass.
Therap-Cat: Antacid; protectant.
Keywords: Antacid; Topical Protectant.
Bismuth Potassium Iodide Bismuth Potassium Tartrate Bismuth Selenide Bismuth Sodium Iodide Bismuth Sodium Tartrate