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Calcium hydride, ca. 93%, extra pure, 10-100 mm pieces, up to 10% powder, Thermo Scientific™

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Quantity:
100g
500g
2.5kg
Packaging:
Plastic bottle
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7789-78-8
CaH2
42.09
MFCD00010897
This item is not returnable. View return policy
7789-78-8
CaH2
42.09
MFCD00010897

This Thermo Scientific brand product was originally part of the Acros Organics product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Acros Organics product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific.

Adsorbent, Reduction reagent
Color Gray
Melting Point 675.0°C
Quantity 100g
Assay Percent Range 92% min. (Total Ca)
Linear Formula CaH2
Fieser 01,105
Merck Index 15,1674
Solubility Information Solubility in water: reacts. Other solubilities: decomposes with lower alcohols and carboxylic acid,soluble only in salt melts
Formula Weight 42.09
Physical Form Irregular Lumps or Pieces
Percent Purity ca. 93%
Grade Extra Pure
Hydrogen (H) 980mL/g min. (Typically) CaH2
Iron (Fe) 100ppm max. Typically
Magnesium (Mg) 8000ppm max. Typically
Aluminum (Al) 100ppm max. Typically
Nickel (Ni) 2000ppm max. Typically
Packaging Plastic bottle
Solubility Solubility in water: reacts. Other solubilities: decomposes with lower alcohols and carboxylic acid, soluble only in salt melts
Specific Gravity 1.9
Chloride 5000ppm max
Chlorine (Cl) 5000ppm max. Typically
Density 1.9000g/mL
Chemical Name or Material Calcium hydride, ca. 93%
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Product Identifier
  • Calcium hydride
Signal Word
  • Danger
Hazard Category
  • Substance which\, in contact with water\, emits flammable gases Category 1
Hazard Statement
  • H260-In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously.
Precautionary Statement
  • P223-Do not allow contact with water.
  • P231+P232-Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture.
  • P280-Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
  • P335+P334-Brush off loose particles from skin Immerse in cool water/wrap in wet bandages.
  • P370+P378-In case of fire: Use to extinguish.
  • P402+P404-Store in a dry place. Store in a closed container.

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