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43065 Drierite®, indicating (CaSO4)

CAS Number

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
43065-P2 1lb 39.20
43065-P5 5lb 126.00
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Drierite®, indicating (CaSO4)


Chemical Properties

Granular, -4+6 Mesh
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
Soluble in water.


Drierite|r, indicating (CaSO{4}) is used as a desiccant. It is used as a drying agent utilized for the efficient and rapid drying of air, industrial gases, refrigerants, organic liquids and solids. Further, it is used to maintain a dry atmosphere in storage spaces, vaults, commercial packages, and other enclosures. In addition to this, it is involved in the protection of hygroscopic materials.


Hygroscopic. Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with alkali metals, aluminum, strong acids and strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

McConoughey, S. J.; Howlin, R. P.; Wiseman, J.; Stoodley, P.; Calhoun, J. H. Comparing PMMA and calcium sulfate as carriers for the local delivery of antibiotics to infected surgical sites. J. Biomed. Mater. Res. Part B Appl. Biomater. 2015, 103 (4), 870-877.

Orellana, B. R.; Hilt, J. Z.; Puleo, D. A. Drug release from calcium sulfate-based composites. J. Biomed. Mater. Res. Part B Appl. Biomater. 2015, 103 (1), 135-142.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H317-H334-H341-H350i-H360F

May cause an allergic skin reaction. May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled. Suspected of causing genetic defects. May cause cancer by inhalation. May damage fertility.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P272-P280g-P281-P285-P302+P352-P304+P341-P308+P313-P333+P313-P342+P311-P363-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. Wear protective gloves. Use personal protective equipment as required. In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: If breathing is difficult, remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. If skin irritation or rash occurs: If experiencing respiratory symptoms: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Hazard Class
Packing Group
Harmonized Tariff Code


  • A19890

    Sodium sulfate, anhydrous, 99%
  • 12316

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  • 33337

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  • 43057

    Drierite®, regular (CaSO<sub>4</sub>), Lab Grade
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