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Data Sheet
Calcium Nitrate Tetrahydrate

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 oC. 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 SDS for more information.


SHIPPING INFORMATION: UN# 1454, Class 5.1, PG III, Label Code 5.1

Calcium Nitrate Tetrahydrate

CAS Number 13477-34-4
RTEC Number EW 3000000
Melting point 45 ° C
EINEC Number 2333321
Molecular Wt. 236.13
Molecular Formula Ca(NO3)2• 4H2O

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