What is Calcium Hydroxide

The most significant application of calcium hydroxide is in water and waste water treatment. It is widely used in the food industry to clarify raw juice from sugarcane, in processing water for alcoholic beverages and soft drinks, to pickle cucumbers and other foods and to fortify fruit drinks.

  • Synonyms: Lesket kalk, Hydratkalk, Hydrert kalkslurry, Kalkmelk, Kalkslurry, Hydratkalk, kalk
  • INCI: Calcium Hydroxide
  • Chemical Formula: Ca(OH)2
  • CAS Number: 1305-62-0

Product Specifications

Characteristics
Chemical Formula Ca(OH)2
CAS Number 1305-62-0
Molar Weight 74.093 g/mol
Specific Gravity 2.24
Melting Point 580 °C
Boiling Point 2.850 °C
Forms White to grayish white powder Liquid
Grades Food Pharma Technical
Variations Flakes Powder Solution

Uses and Applications for Calcium Hydroxide

Key Applications

  • Beverage processing
  • Food and nutrition
  • Fungicide
  • Waste water treatment

Industries

  • Coatings & Construction
  • Water Treatment
  • Cleaning
  • Pharma
  • Lubricants
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Cosmetics
  • Agriculture
  • Animal Nutrition
  • Polymers
  • Oil & Gas
  • Rubber

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