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Calcium Hydroxide
Ca(OH)2
Technical grade; building lime; USP; FCC; chemical lime (<2% insoluble matter, <3% magnesium); CP
Calcium Hydroxide is used mainly in: lime mortar; cements; ammonia gas recovery; lubricants and pesticides. It is also employed as: pH control agent; soil conditioner; filler/neutralizer/buffer in cosmetics; rubber accelerator; firming agent; and disinfectant.
Calcium Hydroxide is use as raw material in the production of the following derivatives: bleaching powder; calcium benzoate; calcium bromide; calcium carbonate; calcium chloride; calcium formate; calcium hypochlorite; epichlorohydrin; gypsum; lithium carbonate; lithium hydroxide; propylene dichloride; and propylene oxide.
  • Calcium oxide (lime) + water (slacking/lime treatment).
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Calcium Hydroxide (a.k.a. Hydrated Lime, Slaked Lime) is an inorganic compound, readily obtained from the reaction of calcium oxide with water, a process called slaking. It is a strong base that has limited water solubility and is, therefore, often used as a suspension. Calcium hydroxide, due to its alkaline properties and its low cost, is widely used in industrial applications, such as water and industrial waste treatment, refining of beet and sugar cane and in corn treatment.
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Chart Description. This chart presents Calcium Hydroxide prices in several countries, as follows:

  • United States: import price, CIF, encompassing all commercial grades
  • Belgium: export price, FOB, encompassing all commercial grades
  • Malaysia: export price, FOB, encompassing all commercial grades
  • Brazil: export price, FOB, encompassing all commercial grades
  • South Africa: export price, FOB, encompassing all commercial grades (Note 1)

Note 1. Only available for Registered Users

Chart Instructions. Hover the mouse over the series to view the respective Calcium Hydroxide prices plotted. You can filter a given Calcium Hydroxide price series by clicking on the respective legend label, right above the chart.

About Calcium Hydroxide. Calcium Hydroxide (a.k.a. Hydrated Lime, Slaked Lime) is an inorganic compound, readily obtained from the reaction of calcium oxide with water, a process called slaking. It is a strong base that has limited water solubility and is, therefore, often used as a suspension. Calcium hydroxide, due to its alkaline properties and its low cost, is widely used in industrial applications, such as water and industrial waste treatment, refining of beet and sugar cane and in corn treatment.

Chemical Formula. Ca(OH)2

Commercial Grades. Technical grade; building lime; USP; FCC; chemical lime (<2% insoluble matter, <3% magnesium); CP

Uses. Calcium Hydroxide is used mainly in: lime mortar; cements; ammonia gas recovery; lubricants and pesticides. It is also employed as: pH control agent; soil conditioner; filler/neutralizer/buffer in cosmetics; rubber accelerator; firming agent; and disinfectant.

Raw Materials & Production Processes.

  • Calcium oxide (lime) + water (slacking/lime treatment).

Derivatives. Calcium Hydroxide is use as raw material in the production of the following derivatives: bleaching powder; calcium benzoate; calcium bromide; calcium carbonate; calcium chloride; calcium formate; calcium hypochlorite; epichlorohydrin; gypsum; lithium carbonate; lithium hydroxide; propylene dichloride; and propylene oxide.

Methodology. The chemicals pricing data presented are, if not otherwise indicated, volume-weighted average transaction prices including contract and spot transactions in the locations specified. The information provided is obtained from gathering and refining of trade data officially reported for the respective countries (i.e., governmental agencies, institutions related to foreign trade and industry publications). For further details check our Chemicals Pricing Data Methodology.

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