Carbonic Acid Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Carbonic Acid Properties

Carbonic Acid

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Carbonic acid is an inorganic compound. It is also a name sometimes given to solutions of carbon dioxide in water, because such solutions contain small amounts of carbonic acid. Carbonic acid salts forms two kinds of salts, the carbonates and the bicarbonates. It is a weak acid. It is used in the making of soft drinks, inexpensive and artificially carbonated sparkling wines, and other bubbly drinks.

Chemical Properties

Acidity 6.352
Appearance Colourless aqueous solution
CAS Number 463-79-6
Density 1.0 g/cm3
IUPAC Name Dihydrogen Carbonate
InChI 1S/CH2O3/c2-1(3)4/h(H2,2,3,4)
Molar Mass 62.03 g/mol
Molecular Formula H2CO3
Synonyms Carbon Trixide Solution;Acid of Air;Aerial Acid;Dihydrogen Carbonate