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Alfa Aesar™ Calcium hydride, coarse powder, ca 92%

$60.97 - $239.78

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Calcium hydride
CAS 7789-78-8
Molecular Formula CaH2
Formula Weight 42.10g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00010897
UN Number UN1404
Merck Index 14,1672
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AAA1624218

 
alfa aesar™
A16242-18
50g Each for $60.97

AAA1624230

 
alfa aesar™
A16242-30
250g Each for $239.78

AAA162420B

 
alfa aesar™
A16242-0B
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Melting Point 600°C (dec.)
Quantity 50g
Chemical Name or Material Calcium hydride
CAS 7789-78-8
Physical Form Coarse Powder
Assay ≈92%
Molecular Formula CaH2
Formula Weight 42.10g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00010897
UN Number UN1404
Merck Index 14,1672
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H260
In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P231+P232-P280-P233-P370+P378c-P402+P404-P501a
Handle under inert gas.
Protect from moisture.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Keep container tightly closed.
In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, sand, extinguishing powder.
Store in a dry place.
Store in a closed container.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 4.3; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: CALCIUM HYDRIDE
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Calcium chloride is used as an efficient drying agent for aprotic base-stable solvents like ethers and tertiary amines. It is a useful dehydrating agent in a synthesis of aldehyde enamines in high yield and purity.

Solubility
Soluble in water and alcohol. Insoluble in benzene.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Reacts with water vigorously and liberates hydrogen gas. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, halogens, water and alcohols.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P231+P232-P280-P233-P370+P378c-P402+P404-P501a
Handle under inert gas.
Protect from moisture.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Keep container tightly closed.
In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, sand, extinguishing powder.
Store in a dry place.
Store in a closed container.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H260
In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously.