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Characters. - A very fine white impalpable powder, permanent in the air, odourless and tasteless.
Solubility. - It is insoluble in water or alcohol.
Use. - It may be used as an astringent in the same way as chalk.
Calcii Bromidum, U.S.P. - Vide p. 556.
1 Warburton Begbie's Works; New Syden. Soc.