Calcium chloride

CAS No: 7786-30-3
Formula : CaCl2
Molar mass:
  • 110.98 g/mol
IUPAC ID: Calcium chloride
Grade: Tech/LR/AR/IP/BP/USP
Packing size: 25 kg

Calcium chloride is an ionic compound of calcium and chlorine. It is highly soluble in water and it is deliquescent. It is a salt that is solid at room temperature, and it behaves as a typical ionic halide. It has several common applications such as brine for refrigeration plants, ice and dust control on roads, and in cement.

Applications :

Calcium chloride has several similar uses as sodium chloride, and it is used as a food additive, food preservative, for de-icing roads in winter, and as brine in refrigeration plants. It is also used as a swimming pool chemical, in water treatment plants, and for desiccating purposes. It also has applications in metallurgy, oil-well drilling, and rubber, paper, dye and paint industries.

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