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Calcium chloride

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    • Molecular formula: CaCl2
    • Molar mass: 110.984
    • CAS Registry Number: 10043-52-4
    • Appearance: Calcium chloride, anhydrous, ACS, 96.0% min; Calcium chloride, ultra dry, 99.99% (metals basis); Calcium chloride, ultra dry, 99.99% (metals basis); Calcium chloride, ultra dry, 99.9% (metals basis); Calcium chloride, 2.75% w/v aq. soln.; Calcium chloride, anhydrous, porous, 93%; Calcium chloride, anhydrous, 93%; Calcium chloride, anhydrous, ACS, 96.0% min; Calcium chloride, ultra dry, 99.99% (metals basis); Calcium chloride, ultra dry, 99.99% (metals basis); Calcium chloride, ultra dry, 99.9% (metals basis); Calcium chloride, 2.75% w/v aq. soln.; Calcium chloride, anhydrous, porous, 93%; Calcium chloride, anhydrous, 93%; white beads or powder
    • Melting point: 782 °C
    • Boiling point: 1600
    • Solubility: Freely soluble in water and alcohol
    • Safety sheet: Not available
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    From Wikipedia

    Calcium chloride is an inorganic compound, a salt with the chemical formula CaCl2. It is a colorless crystalline solid at room temperature, highly soluble in water.

    Calcium chloride is commonly encountered as a hydrated solid with generic formula CaCl2(H2O)x, where x = 0, 1, 2, 4, and 6. These compounds are mainly used for deicing and dust control. Because the anhydrous salt is hygroscopic, it is used as a desiccant.

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    Other names

    Calcium dichloride (IUPAC Name)