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13477-34-4 - Calcium nitrate tetrahydrate, 99% - A16645 - Alfa Aesar

A16645 Calcium nitrate tetrahydrate, 99%

CAS Number
13477-34-4
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 25.83
500g 34.09
2500g 128.75
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Calcium nitrate tetrahydrate, 99%

MDL
MFCD00149604
EINECS
233-332-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
Ca(NO3)2•4H2O
Formula Weight
236.15 (164.09anhy)
Melting point
43-45°
Boiling Point
132° dec.
Density
1.820
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol and acetone.

Applications

Calcium nitrate tetrahydrate is used as a nitrogenous fertilizer and a corrosive inhibitor in diesel fuels. It is utilized in plant cells for culture experiments. It is also used in cooling baths and waste water handling.

Notes

Store in cool place. Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong reducing agents.

Literature References

Substituted phenols can be nitrated in high yield by calcium nitrate in aqueous sulfuric acid: Synth. Commun., 23, 1125 (1993).

Kang, B. G.; McMahan, C. Medium and calcium nitrate influence on shoot regeneration from leaf explants of guayule. Ind. Crop. Prod. 2014, 60, 92 - 98.

Gai, Y.; Wang, F.; Shen, J. X.; Yang, L. L. Preparation of Porous Hydroxylapatite Using Polystyrene Microspheres as Pore Former. Abbreviation TitleKey Eng. Mater. 2014, 633, 112-116.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H272-H315-H319-H335-H303

May intensify fire; oxidizer. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. May be harmful if swallowed.

Precautionary Statements: P221-P210-P220-P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P405-P501a

Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials. 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. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,1682
Hazard Class
5.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2834.29
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EW3000000

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