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1305-62-0 - Calcium hydroxide, 95% - A12650 - Alfa Aesar

A12650 Calcium hydroxide, 95%

CAS Number
1305-62-0
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 22.45
1000g 39.04
5000g 160.68
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Calcium hydroxide, 95%

MDL
MFCD00010901
EINECS
215-137-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
CaH2O2
Formula Weight
74.09
Density
2.24
Sensitivity
Air Sensitive
Solubility
Soluble in glycerol and acids. Slightly soluble in water.Insoluble in alcohol.

Applications

Calcium hydroxide is used as a flocculant in water and sewage treatment. It is also used in fresh water treatment to raise the pH of the water thereby controlling the corrosion of pipes. It is widely used in the production of calcium stearate. It is an active ingredient in whitewash, mortar and plaster. This compound is also used in the petroleum refining industry for the preparation of additives to oils and in the preparation of dry mixes for painting and decorating. It finds application as an antifungal and antimicrobial preservative for vegetables in storage.

Notes

Air sensitive. Incompatible with strong acids.Incompatible with maleic anhydride, phosphorous, nitroethane, nitromethane, nitorparaffins, nitropropane and strong acids.

Literature References

Shokaraneh, A.; Farhad, A. R.; Farhad, N.; Saatchi, M.; Hasheminia, S. M. Antibacterial effect of triantibiotic mixture versus calcium hydroxide in combination with active agents against Enterococcus faecalis biofilm. Dent Mater J 2014, 33 (6), 733-738.

Khor, W. C.; Rabaey, K.; Vervaeren, H. Low temperature calcium hydroxide treatment enhances anaerobic methane production from (extruded) biomass. Bioresour. Technol. 2015, 176, 181-188.

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-P310-P362-P312-P405-P403+P233-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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,1673
Hazard Class
8
Harmonized Tariff Code
2825.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EW2800000

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