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Calcium Nitrate Tetrahydrate Rev. Date 04/21/06

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Product Code:   03-0340
Calcium Nitrate as Anhydrous:   69-71%
Calcium Nitrate as Tetrahydrate:   99.5% Min.
Water Insolubles:   <400 ppm
Sodium:   <100 ppm
Sulphate, Chloride, & Ammonia each:   <50 ppm
Copper, Iron, Lead, & Magnesium each:   <10 ppm
pH 5% aqueous soln:   6-8.5
Turbidity 50% aqueous soln.:   5 N.T.U. Max.
PACKAGING:   55, 100-200 lb. Polybags, 110 lb. & 250 lb. Polylined Fiber Drums
USES:   In the pyrotechnic industry, Calcium Nitrate Tetrahydrate is used for the match and explosives industries as well as a corrosive inhibitor in diesel fuels. It can also be used in the Agricultural industry.
HANDLING:   Store below 25 °C. Deliquescent mixtures with combustible materials are readily ignited. Since no exposure limit has been established for Calcium Nitrate Tetrahydrate by OSHA and ACGIH, we recommend our product be treated as a nuisance dust 15mg/m3. See MSDS for more information.
& SHIPPING INFORMATION:   UN# 1454, Class 5.1, PG III, Label Code 5.1

Calcium Nitrate Tetrahydrate
CAS Number
RTECS Number
Melting point

EW 3000000
45 °C

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Molecular Wt.
Molecular Formula

Ca(NO3)2• 4H2O

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