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Other Nasty gases, Dr. D. Penney
a.k.a. Carbonic Acid Gas, Carbonic Anhydride
Formula - CO
Colorless, odorless gas; faint acid taste; non-combustible
M.W. = 44.01; 27.29% C, 72.71% O
Density (gas) = 1.527
as solid, Dry Ice - temp. -78.5 degr. C.
Solubility in water - 88 ml/100 ml at 20 degr. C.
Less soluble in alcohol, other neutral organic solvents
Earth air conc. - 0.027% to 0.036% (v/v)
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