|Molecular Weight||44.01 g/mol|
Carbon dioxide; is an odourless, colourless gas, which is acidic and non-flammable
. It also has a solid and a liquid form. Carbon dioxide is a molecule with the molecular formula CO2. Carbon dioxide, CO2, is a colorless gas. It is made of two oxygen atoms covalently bonded to one carbon atom.
Carbon dioxide is used as a refrigerant, in fire extinguishers, for inflating life rafts and life jackets, blasting coal, foaming rubber and plastics, promoting the growth of plants in greenhouses, immobilizing animals before slaughter, and in carbonated beverages.