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Calcium hydride

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powder, 0-2 mm, reagent grade, ≥90% (gas-volumetric)

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
grade   reagent grade
assay   ≥90% (gas-volumetric)
form   powder
greener alternative product characteristics   Design for Energy Efficiency
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particle size   0-2 mm
mp   816 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   [Ca]
InChI   1S/Ca.2H
InChI key   FAQLAUHZSGTTLN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Calcium hydride is an alkaline earth metal hydride. Its solid state reaction with hexachlorobenzene has been investigated.

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Application

Calcium hydride (CaH2) may be employed as a reducing agent in the one-pot two-step Knoevenagel condensation reaction.
It may also be used as a reagent furing metallothermic synthesis of Nb3Al.
CaH2 can be used as a hydrogen source during the synthesis of monomethylated and dimethylated amines and in a ball milling process for the dechlorination of liquid and solid chlorinated compounds.

Packaging

100, 500 g in steel can

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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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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