CHEBI:3311 - calcium carbonate

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ChEBI Name calcium carbonate
ChEBI ID CHEBI:3311
Definition A calcium salt with formula CCaO3.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
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Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): food colouring
A food additive that imparts colour to food. In European countries, E-numbers for permitted food colours are from E 100 to E 199, divided into yellows (E 100-109), oranges (E 110-119), reds (E 120-129), blues and violets (E 130-139), greens (E 140-149), browns and blacks (E 150-159), and others (E 160-199).
antacid
Any substance which is used to neutralise stomach acidity.
food firming agent
A food additive that is used to make or keep fruit or vegetable tissues firm and crisp. or which interacts with gelling agents such as pectin to produce or strengthen a gel.
Application(s): fertilizer
A fertilizer is any substance that is added to soil or water to assist the growth of plants.
food colouring
A food additive that imparts colour to food. In European countries, E-numbers for permitted food colours are from E 100 to E 199, divided into yellows (E 100-109), oranges (E 110-119), reds (E 120-129), blues and violets (E 130-139), greens (E 140-149), browns and blacks (E 150-159), and others (E 160-199).
antacid
Any substance which is used to neutralise stomach acidity.
food firming agent
A food additive that is used to make or keep fruit or vegetable tissues firm and crisp. or which interacts with gelling agents such as pectin to produce or strengthen a gel.
Related Structures
calcium carbonate is a Structural Derivative of
carbonic acid
Mass : 62.02478
Formula : CH2O3
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