Melting point(5.2 atm.):
Sublimes( 1 atm. ): -78.48 °C
More soluble at
higher pressure. less soluble in alcohol, other neutral
organic solvents. Absorbed by alkaline solution with the
formation of carbonates and bicarbonates.
Average Analysis: 99.9%
Liquid: packed in
steel cylinders under pressure.
Dry ice: produced in block form.
carbonation of beverages, manufacture of carbonates, in
fire prevention and extinction, for controlling
flammable materials during manufacture, handling and
transfer, as propellant in aerosols, as dry ice for
refrigeration, to produce harmless smoke or fumes on
stage, as antiseptic in bacteriology and in the frozen