CHEBI:82661 - diatomaceous earth

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ChEBI Name diatomaceous earth
Definition A form of silicon dioxide composed of skeletons of prehistoric diatoms (a type of hard-shelled algae). It can absorb up to four times its weight in water, and is used as an absorbent, filtration aid, and mild abrasive.
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Outgoing diatomaceous earth (CHEBI:82661) is a mineral (CHEBI:46662)
diatomaceous earth (CHEBI:82661) is a silicon dioxide (CHEBI:30563)
Incoming Anaerocult™ (CHEBI:82659) has part diatomaceous earth (CHEBI:82661)
Synonyms Sources
Celite ChemIDplus
diatomite ChEBI
fossil flour ChemIDplus
kieselguhr ChemIDplus
siliceous earth ChemIDplus
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Diatomaceous_earth Wikipedia
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Registry Number Type Source
61790-53-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
07 August 2014