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A16645 Calcium nitrate tetrahydrate, 97+%

CAS Number
13477-34-4
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A16645-22 100g 30.50
A16645-36 500g 37.30
A16645-0E 2500g 140.00
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Calcium nitrate tetrahydrate, 97+%

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
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
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: H302-H318

Harmful if swallowed. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P264b-P270-P280-P301+P312-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P501c

Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,1682
Harmonized Tariff Code
2834.29
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EW3000000

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