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10035-04-8 - Calcium chloride dihydrate, 99% min - 12312 - Alfa Aesar

12312 Calcium chloride dihydrate, 99% min

CAS Number
10035-04-8
Synonyms

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500g 57.30
2kg 108.00
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Calcium chloride dihydrate, 99% min

MDL
MFCD00149613
EINECS
233-140-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
CaCl2•2H2O
Formula Weight
147.02 (110.99anhy)
Form
Granular
Density
0.835
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in water, acetic acid and alcohol.

Applications

Calcium chloride dihydrate is widely used as an ingredient in ceramic slipware, cosmetic and food items. It acts as a pH buffer in swimming pool water. It provides inhibition of swelling clays in the water phase of invert emulsion drilling fluids. It is employed in the oil industry to increase the density of solids-free brines. It is used as a flux in the Davy process for the manufacture of sodium through the electrolysis of molten sodium chloride. It finds an important application as an additive in plastics, fire extinguishers, blast furnaces and in wastewater treatment as a drainage aid.

Notes

Incompatible with strong acids, borane/boron oxides, zinc, calcium oxide and methyl vinyl ether.

Literature References

Tsubogo, T.; Yamashita, Y.; Kobayashi, S. Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) as Catalyst for Asymmetric Organic Reactions. Top. Catal. 2014, 57 (10), 935-939.

Yang, J. C.; Wu, H. D.; Teng, N. C.; Ji, D. Y.; Lee, S. Y. Novel attempts for the synthesis of calcium sulfate hydrates in calcium chloride solutions under atmospheric conditions. Ceram. Int. 2012, 38 (1), 381-387.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H319

Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P280i-P264-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313

Wear eye/face protection. Wash thoroughly after handling. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.

Other References

Merck
14,1659
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.20
TSCA
Yes

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