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Calcium chloride

AnhydroBeads, −10 mesh, ≥99.9% trace metals basis

Synonym: Calcium dichloride

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Properties

Related Categories 20: Ca, AnhydroBeads, Beaded Materials, Calcium, Calcium Salts,
vapor pressure   0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)
product line   AnhydroBeads
assay   ≥99.9% trace metals basis
particle size   −10 mesh
mp   772 °C (lit.)
storage temp.   room temp
SMILES string   [Cl-].[Cl-].[Ca++]
InChI   1S/Ca.2ClH/h;2*1H/q+2;;/p-2
InChI key   UXVMQQNJUSDDNG-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Description

General description

Calcium Chloride (CaCl2) is a water soluble ionic crystal with a high enthalpy change of solution. It is majorly derived from limestone and is a by-product of the Solvay process. It is an anhydrous salt that has a hygroscopic nature and can be used as a desiccant.

Application

CaCl2 can be used for a variety of applications such as:
• to decrease the freezing and to act as a de-icing agent
• for the fabrication of an absorbent that can be used in solar absorption and dehumidification
• can be mixed in concrete to provide a measure of the moisture

Packaging

10 g in ampule

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
EV9800000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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