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What is Lithium carbonate?

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What is Lithium carbonate?

Lithium carbonate, is an inorganic compound, chemical formula Li2CO3, molecular weight of 73.89, colorless monoclinic series crystal, slightly soluble in water, dilute acid, insoluble in ethanol, acetone. The thermal stability is lower than that of the carbonate of other elements of the same group in the periodic table, which is not delirized in the air, and can be added with lithium sulfate or lithium oxide solution to sodium carbonate. Its aqueous solution can be converted into carbon dioxide into acid salt, boiling hydrolysis. Used as ceramics, glass, ferrite and other raw materials, components to spray silver paste, used in medicine to treat mental depression.

Lithium carbonate

What is the production method of lithium carbonate?

Lithium is extracted from primarily two sources: spodumene in pegmatite deposits, and lithium salts in underground brine pools. About 82,000 tons were produced in 2022, showing significant and consistent growth.

What is the use of lithium carbonate ?

This medication is used to treat manic-depressive disorder (bipolar disorder). It works to stabilize the mood and reduce extremes in behavior by restoring the balance of certain natural substances (neurotransmitters) in the brain.Some of the benefits of continued use of this medication include decreasing how often manic episodes occur and decreasing the symptoms of manic episodes such as exaggerated feelings of well-being, feelings that others wish to harm you, irritability, anxiousness, rapid/loud speech, and aggressive/hostile behaviors.

uses of Lithium carbonate

How to use Lithium Carbonate ER?

Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start taking lithium and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

There are different brands and forms of this medication available. They may not have the same effects. Do not change brands or forms without asking your doctor or pharmacist.

Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually 3 to 4 times daily for adults and 2 to 3 times daily for children. Take lithium with or right after meals to lessen stomach upset. Drink 8 to 12 glasses (8 ounces/240 milliliters each) of water or other fluid each day, and eat a healthy diet with normal amounts of salt (sodium) as directed by your doctor or dietician while taking this medication. Large changes in the amount of salt in your diet may change your lithium blood levels. Do not change the amount of salt in your diet unless your doctor tells you to do so.

The dosage is based on your medical condition, lithium blood levels, and response to treatment. Children's dosage is also based on weight. For the best effect, take this medication regularly at evenly spaced times. To help you remember, take this medication at the same times every day.

What is the storage condition lithium carbonate ?

Precautions for Safe Handling: Handle in an enclosed, controlled process. Avoid creating dust. Provide adequate ventilation if dusts are created. Avoid breathing dust or fumes. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Wash thoroughly before eating or smoking.

Conditions for Safe Storage, Including Any Incompatibilities: Store in a cool, dry area.  Store material tightly sealed in properly labeled containers. Do not store together with acids.

the package of Lithium carbonate

What is the side effect of lithium carbonate?

If you are taking the liquid form of this medication, carefully measure the dose using a special measuring device/spoon. Do not use a household spoon because you may not get the correct dose.

This medication must be taken exactly as prescribed. Keep taking this medication even if you feel well. Do not stop taking this drug without consulting your doctor. Some conditions may become worse when this drug is suddenly stopped. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.

Tell your doctor if your condition does not get better or if it gets worse. It may take 1 to 3 weeks to notice improvement in your condition.

What is the future development situation of lithium carbonate in 2022?

Lithium carbonate is the basis of lithium industry products, China is a country is rich in lithium resources, this for the demand of lithium carbonate supply is an advantage, with lithium carbonate in battery, medicine, glass and ceramic industry, many applications, lithium carbonate in aluminum industry, lubricants and other fields also plays an important role. Especially at present, the demand for lithium ion battery cathode materials, the demand for lithium carbonate is greatly increased, therefore, the future development of lithium carbonate industry will be related to the battery, automobile, energy and other industries.

Li2CO3 is the most important lithium salt among lithium compounds. China is extremely rich in lithium brine resources, accounting for 79% of the national lithium resource reserves, with extremely high potential economic value. The development and utilization of these resources is of great practical significance for meeting domestic requirements and promoting regional economic development.

With the expanding application scope of lithium products in the high-tech field, the demand for lithium salt at home and abroad is increasing day by day, and the requirements for product purity are also becoming higher and higher. Therefore, it is imperative to develop high-value-added and high-purity lithium salt products.

At present, we should seize the good opportunity of western development, make use of the advantage of rich lithium resources in western China, and accelerate the pace of deep work of lithium products. But at the same time, we should also pay attention to the sustainable development and comprehensive utilization of resources.

Where can I buy lithium carbonate? What is the price?

At Qi Di Chem, we sell Lithium carbonate. The price of Lithium carbonate usually varies depending on the price of the raw material. For the latest price, please contact us and we will provide a quotation suitable for your country/region. We export worldwide, so you can contact us at email address for a free quote, or send a message on WhatsApp for a quick response +86-186-5121-5887.

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