Calcium oxide, Reagent Grade

CAS Number 1305-78-8

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Calcium oxide, Reagent Grade

MDL: MFCD00010911
EINECS: 215-138-9

Chemical Properties

Formula: CaO  Density: 3.37
Formula weight: 56.08  Refractive Index: 1.83
Form: Powder Sensitivity: Air & Moisture Sensitive
Melting point: 2572° Solubility: Soluble in water with generation of heat, and forming Ca(OH)2, in acids, glycerol. Insoluble in alcohol
Boiling point: 2850° 


Manufacturing of steel, aluminum, magnesium, and glass and calcium salts, building and construction materials, lubricants, laboratory reagent

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements : H318-H315-H335

Causes serious eye damage. Causes skin irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements : P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501A

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

CorrosiveHarmful or Irritant

Other References

Merck: 14,1686
UN#: UN1910
Hazard Class: 8
Packing Group: III
Harmonized Tariff Code: 2825.90
RTECS: EW3100000


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