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Calcium Hydroxide

Cas No.: 1305-62-0 HS Code.: 282590 E No.: E526 Product Alias: Slaked Lime

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Calcium hydroxide , traditionally called slaked lime , is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula Ca ( OH ) 2. It is a colorless crystal or white powder and is obtained when calcium oxide is mixed, or " slaked " with water. Calcium hydroxide is used in many applications, including food preparation. You can find premium suppliers that supply Calcium Hydroxide on OKFoodAdd, the biggest online marketplace for food additive industry. The listed suppliers and prices are validated by native professional sourcing team members from China. You can send inquiries with confidence and get prompt responses.

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Standard:Food Grade, Package: -- , Appearance: White Powder




slaked lime

Standard:FCC/GB25572, Package: -- , Appearance: White and odorless powder



Index Name


 Saturated Ca (OH) 2 solution pH (S) value (25 degree)

 pH (S)  = pH (S)  ± 0.005

 Concentration [Ca (OH) 2]


 Clarity test


 Hydrochloric acid insoluble

 ≤ 0.03%

 Chloride (Cl)

 ≤ 0.005%

 Sulfur compounds (SO2-4 meter)

 ≤ 0.005%

 Carbonate (CaCO3 dollars to)

 ≤ 1%

 Iron (Fe)

 ≤ 0.001%

 Heavy metal (Pb)

 ≤ 0.002%

 Magnesium and alkali metals (in total sulfate)

 ≤ 0.2%


Applications & Uses

Because of its low toxicity and the mildness of its basic properties, slaked lime is widely used in the food industry to:

  •  clarify raw juice from sugarcane or sugar beets in the sugar industry
  • process water for alcoholic beverages and soft drinks
  • pickle cucumbers and other foods
  •  make corn tortillas (it helps the corn flour bind together) fortify (Ca supplement) fruit drinks, such as orange juice, and infant formula
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Storage & Handling Precautions


Calcium Hydroxide should be kept at room temperature in dry, cool, and shaded place with original packaging. Moisture should be avoided.

Handling Precaution:

Handling of Calcium Hydroxide should only be performed by those who are well trained and familiar with chemicals. Avoid skin and eye contact and breathing in dust. Avoid handling which leads to dust formation.


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