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Alfa Aesar™ Calcium hydroxide, 95%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Calcium hydroxide
CAS 1305-62-0
Molecular Formula CaH2O2
Linear Formula Ca(OH)2
Formula Weight 74.09g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00010901
UN Number UN3262
Merck Index 14,1673
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AAA126500B

 
alfa aesar™
A12650-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA126500I

 
alfa aesar™
A12650-0I
5000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1265030

 
alfa aesar™
A12650-30
250g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Quantity 1000g
Chemical Name or Material Calcium hydroxide
CAS 1305-62-0
Assay 95%
Molecular Formula CaH2O2
Linear Formula Ca(OH)2
Formula Weight 74.09g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00010901
UN Number UN3262
Merck Index 14,1673
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, BASIC, INORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number EW2800000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Calcium hydroxide is used as a flocculant in water and sewage treatment. It is also used in fresh water treatment to raise the pH of the water thereby controlling the corrosion of pipes. It is widely used in the production of calcium stearate. It is an active ingredient in whitewash, mortar and plaster. This compound is also used in the petroleum refining industry for the preparation of additives to oils and in the preparation of dry mixes for painting and decorating. It finds application as an antifungal and antimicrobial preservative for vegetables in storage.

Solubility
Soluble in glycerol and acids. Slightly soluble in water.Insoluble in alcohol.

Notes
Air sensitive. Incompatible with strong acids.Incompatible with maleic anhydride, phosphorous, nitroethane, nitromethane, nitorparaffins, nitropropane and strong acids.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.