Calcium Nitrate

Calcium nitrate is an inorganic compound with the formula Ca(NO3)2. This colourless salt absorbs moisture from the air and is commonly found as a tetrahydrate. Calcium nitrate appears as white to light gray granular solid.

Synonyms
nitrocalcite, Norwegian saltpeter
Chemical Formula
Ca(NO3)2
CAS Number
10124-37-5 (anhydrous), 13477-34-4 (tetrahydrate)

Characteristics

Molar Weight
236.15 g/mol (tetrahydrate)
Melting Point
42.7°C (tetrahydrate)
Boiling Point
132°C (tetrahydrate)
Density
1.896 g/cm3 (tetrahydrate)
Forms
Powder, Liquid, White, Granular

Uses and Applications

Key applications

  • Wastewater treatment
  • Corrosion inhibitor and anti-scaling agent
  • De-icer
  • Oil and Gas
  • Fertiliser

Industries

  • Energy Services
  • CASE & Construction
  • Water Treatment
  • Agriculture