bismuth subcarbonate


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bismuth subcarbonate

[′biz·məth səb′kär·bə‚nāt]
(inorganic chemistry)
(BiO)2CO3 or Bi2O3·CO2·½H2O A white powder; dissolves in hydrochloric or nitric acid, insoluble in alcohol and water; used as opacifier in x-ray diagnosis, in ceramic glass, and in enamel fluxes.
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Wu et al., "Rose-like monodisperse bismuth subcarbonate hierarchical hollow microspheres: onepot template-free fabrication and excellent visible light photocatalytic activity and photochemical stability for NO removal in indoor air," Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol.
Barium sulfate (BA) and bismuth subcarbonate (BS) perform nearly identically due to similar particle size and shape and chemical similarities.
Acroseal was less radiopaque than the other materials and its radiopacity is related to the presence of bismuth subcarbonate in its formulation.