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8006-28-8 - Soda lime, indicator grade - A19352 - Alfa Aesar

A19352 Soda lime, indicator grade

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500g 34.00
2500g 118.00
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Soda lime, indicator grade


Chemical Properties

Air Sensitive & Hygroscopic
Soluble in water.


Soda lime's ability is to absorb carbon dioxide, makes it valuable in medical and surgical procedures. It is also used as a powerful drying agent, or desiccant, in commercial and industrial usage. It is also useful for the construction of gas masks. It plays an essential role for the measurement of soil carbon dioxide efflux upon absorption. It is also useful for direct measurement of dissolved carbon dioxide.


Air sensitive and hygroscopic. Incompatible with acids, water, fluorine, chloroform and trichloroethylene. It is a noncombustible material. Generates heat on hydrolysis.

Literature References

Miller, M. B.; Gustin, M. S. Gas-exchange chamber analysis of elemental mercury deposition/emission to alluvium, ore, and mine tailings. Chemosphere 2015, 131, 209-216.

Ponsot, I.; Bernardo, E.; Bontempi, E.; Depero, L.; Detsch, R.; Chinnam, R. M.; Boccaccini, A. R. Gas-exchange chamber analysis of elemental mercury deposition/emission to alluvium, ore, and mine tailings. J Clean. Prod. 2015, 89, 224-230.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H318

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P260u-P201-P280a-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P310a-P405-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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