Calcium chloride dihydrate

  • Sinjarite
Formula
CaCl2.2H2O
Structure
Description
Odorless, white crystalline powder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
10035-04-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
233-140-8
EC Index Number
017-013-00-2
EC Class
irritant
RTECS
EV9810000
RTECS class
Mutagen
Merck
13,1660
Beilstein/Gmelin
11288 (G)
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
CaCl2 . 2 H2O
Formula mass
147.02
Melting point, °C
176
Boiling point, °C
1600
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.01
Density
1.85 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
326 g/L
Refractive index
1.531

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances. Keep containers tightly closed.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Do not get on skin or in eyes. Do not ingest or inhale. Wash clothing before reuse.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear impervious gloves. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
Disposal code
14
Stability
Stable under normal shipping and handling conditions.
Incompatibilities
Incompatible with boric oxide + calcium oxide, and bromine trifluoride; react with zinc to form explosive hydrogen gas; catalyzes exothermic polymerization of vinyl ether; explodes at room temperature when added to furan-2-peroxycarbolic acid; and undergoes an exothermic (heat-producing) reaction with water.
Decomposition
Chlorine, irritating and toxic fumes and gases.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Substance is noncombustible. Substance is noncombustible; use agent most appropriate to extinguish surrounding fire.
Health
2
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Poison_Class
F (Not subject to toxicity classification)
Exposure effects
May cause digestive tract and cardiac disturbances. May cause kidney damage.
   Ingestion
May cause severe gastrointestinal tract irritation with nausea, vomiting and possible burns. May cause cardiac disturbances. May cause central nervous system depression. May cause seizures, rapid respiration, slow heartbeat and death.
   Inhalation
May cause severe irritation of the upper respiratory tract with pain, burns, and inflammation. Exposure produces central nervous system depression.
   Skin
Contact with skin causes irritation and possible burns, especially if the skin is wet or moist.
   Eyes
Contact with eyes may cause severe irritation, and possible eye burns.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. DO NOT use mouth-to-mouth respiration.
   Skin
Get medical aid immediately. Immediately flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
HS Code
2827 20 00