PPM To Molarity Calculator: Convert PPM To mol/L or M (+4 Charts)

If you have PPM concentration, and would like to get molarity (M in mol/L), you have to convert PPM to molarity. Now, this conversion is fairly easy, but let’s make it surprisingly easy with these 3 key tools at Waternity Lab:

  1. PPM To Molarity Calculator. This calculator converts PPM to mol/L (molarity) automatically. You just insert PPMs, molar mass of the chemical substance (Example: CaCO3 has a 100.08 g/mol molar mass), and you will get molarity (M or mol/L) immediately.
  2. PPM To mol/L Formula. We will show you have to convert PPM to molarity by manual calculation. The key here is the PPM to mol/L equation. We will also solve 2 examples just to illustrate how the math works.
  3. PPM To Molarity Conversion Charts (4 of them). Here, we are dealing with a lot of water hardness substances like CaCO3, CaO, Ca2+, Mg2+. We converted 1-1,000,000 PPM to molarity (mol/L) for all these 4 substances, and summarized all the results in 4 conversion charts (added a bit of color to the charts as well).

Super Quick Example: In our lab, we created a NaOH solution and used a TDS meter to measure PPMs. We measured 165 PPM (check the photo above). We simply used the calculator below to convert 165 PPM NaOH to molarity. Result: 165 PPM NaOH has 0.004125 M molarity.

Let’s start with the calculator, and then we will proceed with the formula, solved examples, and, most importantly, the 4 conversion charts:

 

Let’s use this calculator to solve 1st example just to illustrate how this works:

Say you have a 100 PPM solution of H2SO4 with a molar mass of 98.08 g/mol. What is the molarity of 100 PPM of H2SO4?

We just input ‘100’ in the 1st PPM input field, input ‘98.08’ in the 2nd molar mass field, hit ‘Calculate’, and we get the result in this form (screenshot):

converting 100 ppm to molarity in moles per liter

We can see that 100 PPM of H2SO4 is equal to 0.001020 M (Molarity in mol/L). This result is accurate to 6 decimal points.

Now, let’s have a look at how you can do this calculation manually:

How To Convert PPM To M (Molarity)? (PPM to mol/L Formula)

We are basically converting Parts Per Million to mol/L; this is the PPM to molarity conversion. All these calculations are based on this PPM to molarity formula:

Molarity = PPM / (1000 × Molar Mass)

We can see that, in order to calculate molarity, we have to divide PPMs by molar mass, multiplied by a 1000 factor. We can see that the one and only factor in PPM to molarity conversion is the molar mass of the chemical substance we are looking at.

Let’s look at the 2nd example to see this formula in action:

Say you have a 500 PPM NaOH solution, and you would like to know the molarity of this water solution. We know that the molar mass of NaOH is 40 g/mol. To calculate molarity, we just need to insert these 2 numbers in the equation above like this (with the result):

Molarity (500 PPM NaOH) = 500 PPM / (1000 × 40 g/mol) = 0.0125 mol/L

We can see that 500 PPM NaOh forms a 0.0125 M solution. That means that we have 0.0125 moles of NaOH in every liter of water solution.

Now, this is calculations just for 1 substance (NaOH) and for 1 PPM concentration (500 PPM).

To help everybody out, we took the 4 chemical substances we often use, and created 4 PPM to M conversion charts ranging from 1 PPM to 1,000,000 PPM.

The 1st chart is for CaCO3 (Calcium Carbonate), 2nd chart is for CaO (Calcium Oxide), 3rd chart is for Ca2+ (Calcium Ions), and the 4th is for Mg2+. Here are all 4 conversion charts respectively:

1. PPM To Molarity Conversion Chart For CaCO3 (1st Chart)

CaCO3 (Calcium Carbonate) has a molar mass of 100.08 g/mol. Based on that, we can convert PPM CaCO3 to molarity (mol/L CaCO3). Here is the full 1st chart:

PPM Of CaCO3 (Calcium Carbonate): Molarity (M or mol/L CaCO3):
1 PPM CaCO3 0.00001 mol/L CaCO3
10 PPM CaCO3 0.0001 mol/L CaCO3
100 PPM CaCO3 0.001 mol/L CaCO3
200 PPM CaCO3 0.001998 mol/L CaCO3
300 PPM CaCO3 0.002998 mol/L CaCO3
400 PPM CaCO3 0.003997 mol/L CaCO3
500 PPM CaCO3 0.004996 mol/L CaCO3
600 PPM CaCO3 0.005995 mol/L CaCO3
700 PPM CaCO3 0.006994 mol/L CaCO3
800 PPM CaCO3 0.007994 mol/L CaCO3
900 PPM CaCO3 0.008993 mol/L CaCO3
1,000 PPM CaCO3 0.009992 mol/L CaCO3
2,000 PPM CaCO3 0.019984 mol/L CaCO3
3,000 PPM CaCO3 0.029976 mol/L CaCO3
4,000 PPM CaCO3 0.039968 mol/L CaCO3
5,000 PPM CaCO3 0.049960 mol/L CaCO3
6,000 PPM CaCO3 0.059952 mol/L CaCO3
7,000 PPM CaCO3 0.069944 mol/L CaCO3
8,000 PPM CaCO3 0.079936 mol/L CaCO3
9,000 PPM CaCO3 0.089928 mol/L CaCO3
10,000 PPM CaCO3 0.099920 mol/L CaCO3
20,000 PPM CaCO3 0.199840 mol/L CaCO3
30,000 PPM CaCO3 0.299760 mol/L CaCO3
40,000 PPM CaCO3 0.399680 mol/L CaCO3
50,000 PPM CaCO3 0.499600 mol/L CaCO3
60,000 PPM CaCO3 0.599520 mol/L CaCO3
70,000 PPM CaCO3 0.699440 mol/L CaCO3
80,000 PPM CaCO3 0.799361 mol/L CaCO3
90,000 PPM CaCO3 0.899281 mol/L CaCO3
100,000 PPM CaCO3 0.999201 mol/L CaCO3
200,000 PPM CaCO3 1.998401 mol/L CaCO3
300,000 PPM CaCO3 2.997602 mol/L CaCO3
400,000 PPM CaCO3 3.996803 mol/L CaCO3
500,000 PPM CaCO3 4.996003 mol/L CaCO3
600,000 PPM CaCO3 5.995204 mol/L CaCO3
700,000 PPM CaCO3 6.994404 mol/L CaCO3
800,000 PPM CaCO3 7.993605 mol/L CaCO3
900,000 PPM CaCO3 8.992806 mol/L CaCO3
1,000,000 PPM CaCO3 9.992006 mol/L CaCO3

2. PPM To Molarity Conversion Chart For CaO (2nd Chart)

CaO (Calcium Oxide) has a molar mass of 56.08 g/mol. We can convert PPM CaO to molarity (mol/L CaO). Here is the full 2nd chart:

PPM Of CaO (Calcium Oxide): Molarity (M or mol/L CaO):
1 PPM CaO 0.000018 mol/L CaO
10 PPM CaO 0.000178 mol/L CaO
100 PPM CaO 0.001783 mol/L CaO
200 PPM CaO 0.003566 mol/L CaO
300 PPM CaO 0.005350 mol/L CaO
400 PPM CaO 0.007133 mol/L CaO
500 PPM CaO 0.008916 mol/L CaO
600 PPM CaO 0.010699 mol/L CaO
700 PPM CaO 0.012482 mol/L CaO
800 PPM CaO 0.014265 mol/L CaO
900 PPM CaO 0.016049 mol/L CaO
1,000 PPM CaO 0.017832 mol/L CaO
2,000 PPM CaO 0.035663 mol/L CaO
3,000 PPM CaO 0.053495 mol/L CaO
4,000 PPM CaO 0.071327 mol/L CaO
5,000 PPM CaO 0.089158 mol/L CaO
6,000 PPM CaO 0.106990 mol/L CaO
7,000 PPM CaO 0.124822 mol/L CaO
8,000 PPM CaO 0.142653 mol/L CaO
9,000 PPM CaO 0.160485 mol/L CaO
10,000 PPM CaO 0.178317 mol/L CaO
20,000 PPM CaO 0.356633 mol/L CaO
30,000 PPM CaO 0.534950 mol/L CaO
40,000 PPM CaO 0.713267 mol/L CaO
50,000 PPM CaO 0.891583 mol/L CaO
60,000 PPM CaO 1.069900 mol/L CaO
70,000 PPM CaO 1.248217 mol/L CaO
80,000 PPM CaO 1.426534 mol/L CaO
90,000 PPM CaO 1.604850 mol/L CaO
100,000 PPM CaO 1.783167 mol/L CaO
200,000 PPM CaO 3.566334 mol/L CaO
300,000 PPM CaO 5.349501 mol/L CaO
400,000 PPM CaO 7.132668 mol/L CaO
500,000 PPM CaO 8.915835 mol/L CaO
600,000 PPM CaO 10.699001 mol/L CaO
700,000 PPM CaO 12.482168 mol/L CaO
800,000 PPM CaO 14.265335 mol/L CaO
900,000 PPM CaO 16.048502 mol/L CaO
1,000,000 PPM CaO 17.831669 mol/L CaO

 

3. PPM To Molarity Conversion Chart For Ca2+ (3rd Chart)

Ca2+ (Calcium Ions) have a molar mass of 40.08 g/mol. Based on this, we can convert PPM Ca2+ to molarity (M or mol/L Ca2+). Here is the full 3rd chart:

PPM Of Ca2+(Calcium Ions): Molarity (M or mol/L Ca2+):
1 PPM Ca2+ 0.000025 mol/L Ca2+
10 PPM Ca2+ 0.000250 mol/L Ca2+
100 PPM Ca2+ 0.002495 mol/L Ca2+
200 PPM Ca2+ 0.004990 mol/L Ca2+
300 PPM Ca2+ 0.007485 mol/L Ca2+
400 PPM Ca2+ 0.009980 mol/L Ca2+
500 PPM Ca2+ 0.012475 mol/L Ca2+
600 PPM Ca2+ 0.014970 mol/L Ca2+
700 PPM Ca2+ 0.017465 mol/L Ca2+
800 PPM Ca2+ 0.019960 mol/L Ca2+
900 PPM Ca2+ 0.022455 mol/L Ca2+
1,000 PPM Ca2+ 0.024950 mol/L Ca2+
2,000 PPM Ca2+ 0.049900 mol/L Ca2+
3,000 PPM Ca2+ 0.074850 mol/L Ca2+
4,000 PPM Ca2+ 0.099800 mol/L Ca2+
5,000 PPM Ca2+ 0.124750 mol/L Ca2+
6,000 PPM Ca2+ 0.149701 mol/L Ca2+
7,000 PPM Ca2+ 0.174651 mol/L Ca2+
8,000 PPM Ca2+ 0.199601 mol/L Ca2+
9,000 PPM Ca2+ 0.224551 mol/L Ca2+
10,000 PPM Ca2+ 0.249501 mol/L Ca2+
20,000 PPM Ca2+ 0.499002 mol/L Ca2+
30,000 PPM Ca2+ 0.748503 mol/L Ca2+
40,000 PPM Ca2+ 0.998004 mol/L Ca2+
50,000 PPM Ca2+ 1.247505 mol/L Ca2+
60,000 PPM Ca2+ 1.497006 mol/L Ca2+
70,000 PPM Ca2+ 1.746507 mol/L Ca2+
80,000 PPM Ca2+ 1.996008 mol/L Ca2+
90,000 PPM Ca2+ 2.245509 mol/L Ca2+
100,000 PPM Ca2+ 2.495010 mol/L Ca2+
200,000 PPM Ca2+ 4.990020 mol/L Ca2+
300,000 PPM Ca2+ 7.485030 mol/L Ca2+
400,000 PPM Ca2+ 9.980040 mol/L Ca2+
500,000 PPM Ca2+ 12.475050 mol/L Ca2+
600,000 PPM Ca2+ 14.970060 mol/L Ca2+
700,000 PPM Ca2+ 17.465070 mol/L Ca2+
800,000 PPM Ca2+ 19.960080 mol/L Ca2+
900,000 PPM Ca2+ 22.455090 mol/L Ca2+
1,000,000 PPM Ca2+ 24.950100 mol/L Ca2+

4. PPM To Molarity Conversion Chart For Mg2+ (4th Chart)

Mg2+ (Magnesium Ions) have a molar mass of 23.31 g/mol. Based on that, we can convert PPM Mg2+ to molarity (M or mol/L Mg2+). Here is the full 4th chart:

PPM Of Mg2+ (Magnesium Ions): Molarity (M or mol/L Mg2+):
1 PPM Mg2+ 0.000041 mol/L Mg2+
10 PPM Mg2+ 0.000411 mol/L Mg2+
100 PPM Mg2+ 0.004114 mol/L Mg2+
200 PPM Mg2+ 0.008227 mol/L Mg2+
300 PPM Mg2+ 0.012341 mol/L Mg2+
400 PPM Mg2+ 0.016454 mol/L Mg2+
500 PPM Mg2+ 0.020568 mol/L Mg2+
600 PPM Mg2+ 0.024681 mol/L Mg2+
700 PPM Mg2+ 0.028795 mol/L Mg2+
800 PPM Mg2+ 0.032908 mol/L Mg2+
900 PPM Mg2+ 0.037022 mol/L Mg2+
1,000 PPM Mg2+ 0.041135 mol/L Mg2+
2,000 PPM Mg2+ 0.082271 mol/L Mg2+
3,000 PPM Mg2+ 0.123406 mol/L Mg2+
4,000 PPM Mg2+ 0.164541 mol/L Mg2+
5,000 PPM Mg2+ 0.205677 mol/L Mg2+
6,000 PPM Mg2+ 0.246812 mol/L Mg2+
7,000 PPM Mg2+ 0.287947 mol/L Mg2+
8,000 PPM Mg2+ 0.329083 mol/L Mg2+
9,000 PPM Mg2+ 0.370218 mol/L Mg2+
10,000 PPM Mg2+ 0.411353 mol/L Mg2+
20,000 PPM Mg2+ 0.822707 mol/L Mg2+
30,000 PPM Mg2+ 1.234060 mol/L Mg2+
40,000 PPM Mg2+ 1.645413 mol/L Mg2+
50,000 PPM Mg2+ 2.056767 mol/L Mg2+
60,000 PPM Mg2+ 2.468120 mol/L Mg2+
70,000 PPM Mg2+ 2.879473 mol/L Mg2+
80,000 PPM Mg2+ 3.290827 mol/L Mg2+
90,000 PPM Mg2+ 3.702180 mol/L Mg2+
100,000 PPM Mg2+ 4.113534 mol/L Mg2+
200,000 PPM Mg2+ 8.227067 mol/L Mg2+
300,000 PPM Mg2+ 12.340601 mol/L Mg2+
400,000 PPM Mg2+ 16.454134 mol/L Mg2+
500,000 PPM Mg2+ 20.567668 mol/L Mg2+
600,000 PPM Mg2+ 24.681201 mol/L Mg2+
700,000 PPM Mg2+ 28.794735 mol/L Mg2+
800,000 PPM Mg2+ 32.908268 mol/L Mg2+
900,000 PPM Mg2+ 37.021802 mol/L Mg2+
1,000,000 PPM Mg2+ 41.135335 mol/L Mg2+

With these 3 tools, we are quite confident that you will be able to convert PPM to M (Molarity, mol/L). If you need a bit of help from our side, you can use the comment section below, give us some numbers and chemical substances, and we can do some math together.

You can also check a similar calculator that converts mg/mL to molarity (M or mol/L) here.

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