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Calcium hydride

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99.9% trace metals basis

Synonym: Calcium dihydride

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Quality Level   100
assay   99.9% trace metals basis
greener alternative product characteristics   Design for Energy Efficiency
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mp   816 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   [Ca]
InChI   1S/Ca.2H
InChI key   FAQLAUHZSGTTLN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

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Application

Calcium hydride (CaH2) is a metal hydride that can be used for a variety of greener applications such as:
• fabrication of hydrogen storage systems for fuel cell applications
• synthesis of porous aromatic frameworks (PAFs) for adsorption of organic pollutants
• formation of high temperature superconductors

Packaging

10 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS02  GHS02
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1404 4.3 / PGI
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Mechanochemical Effect of Severe Plastic Deformations: Metal Alloys, Hydrides and Molecular Solids

Hydrogen, as an alternative to a traditional energy vector such as oil, coal and natural gas, has been the focus of research and development efforts in all technologically advanced countries of the w...
Jacques Huot1, Viktor Balema2
Material Matters Volume 5 Article 4
Keywords: Absorption, Addition reactions, Chemical reactions, Crystallization, Dehydrogenation, Hydrogenations, Industries, Oxidations, Reductions, Wittig Reaction

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The 12 Principles of Green Chemistry

The aim of green chemistry is to reduce chemical related impact on human health and virtually eliminate contamination of the environment through dedicated, sustainable prevention programs. Green chem...
Keywords: Building blocks, Catalysis, Degradations, Derivatizations, Environmental, Green chemistry, Separation, Solvents

Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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