Cerium Carbonate (Ce<sub>2</sub>(CO<sub>3</sub>)<sub>3</sub>) 99.95% 3N5 - MSE Supplies LLC

MSE PRO Cerium Carbonate (Ce2(CO3)3) 99.95% 3N5

SKU: PO8003

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MSE PRO™ Cerium Carbonate (Ce2(CO3)3) 99.95% 3N5

  • Product Number: PO8003 (100 g), PO8004 (1 kg)
  • Formula: Ce2(CO3)3
  • CAS Number: 537-01-9
  • Molecular Weight: 460.26 g/mol
  • Density: 2.6–2.7 g/cm³ at 25 °C
  • Color: White powder
  • Melting Point: 500 °C
  • Solubility: Soluble in acids
  • Purity: 99.95% 3N5 (Ce2O3/TREO*)
* TREO - Total Rare Earth Oxides


    Cerium Carbonate Ce2(CO3)3 is a white rare earth salt. It is used as raw materials to make other cerium complexes such as cerium (III) chloride. Other applications include as high grade polishing powder, to decolorize glass by keeping iron in its ferrous state and in incandescent lamps. 

    Notes: More detailed product information including SDS, certificate of analysis (COA), lead time and volume pricing are available upon request. Please contact us for bulk order discount.

    Rare Earth Impurities Content (%) Non-Rare Earth Impurities Content (%)
    La2O3<0.015 Fe2O3<0.005
    Pr6O11<0.015 SiO2<0.005
    Sm2O3<0.005 SiO42-<0.005
    Y2O3<0.005 Cl-<0.005
    Rest Total<0.005 Na2O<0.005



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    [3] Acoustic influence on aggregation and agglomeration of crystals in reaction crystallization of cerium carbonate. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 375, no. 1-3 (2011): 193-199.