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Calcium Fluoride MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Calcium Fluoride
Tree Number(s)
D01.146.325
D01.303.350.300.150
Unique ID
D002124
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002124
Scope Note
Calcium fluoride. Occurring in nature as the mineral fluorite or fluorspar. It is the primary source of fluorine and its compounds. Pure calcium fluoride is used as a catalyst in dehydration and dehydrogenation and is used to fluoridate drinking water. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Registry Number
O3B55K4YKI
Related Numbers
7789-75-5
CAS Type 1 Name
Calcium fluoride (CaF2)
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Calcium Fluoride Preferred
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