Calcium nitrate, also called Norgessalpeter (Norwegian saltpeter), is the inorganic compound with the formula Ca(NO3)2. This colourless salt absorbs moisture from the air and is commonly found as a tetrahydrate. It is mainly used as a component in fertilizers but has other applications. Nitrocalcite is the name for a mineral which is a hydrated calcium nitrate that forms as an efflorescence where manure contacts concrete or limestone in a dry environment as in stables or caverns. A variety of related salts are known including calcium ammonium nitrate decahydrate and calcium potassium nitrate decahydrate.
Calcium Nitrate Tetrahydrate 99-102.0% ACS
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Molecular Formula: Ca(NO3)2 · 4H2O
Molecular Weight: W 200.12 g/mol
Melting Pt: ~ 42°C
Density: 1.86 g/cm³ (20°C)
Hazard Phrases: Harmful if swallowed. Causes serious eye damage.
Prec Phrases: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
HS CODE: 2834298000
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