Calcium chloride is an inorganic, white crystalline salts which is highly soluble in water. It can be created by neutralising hydrochloric acid with calcium hydroxide or as a by-product from the Solvay process to generating Sodium Carbonate from the reaction of Sodium Chloride brine with Calcium Carbonate.
|Molar Weight||110.98 g/mol|
|Melting Point||175°C (dihydrate)|
|Density||1.85 g/cm³ (dihydrate)|
|Forms||White, Liquid (clear), Crystalline, Solid|
Synonyms: Calcium Dichloride, E509
Chemical Formula: CaCl2
CAS Number: 10043-52-4 (anhydrous), 10035-04-8 (dihydrate), 25094-02-4 (tetrahydrate), 7774-34-7 (hexahydrate)