Agent Name

Calcium magnesium acetate

CAS Number

76123-46-1

Formula

C2-H4-O2.x-Ca.x-Mg

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Chevron ice-B-gon deicer; Acetic acid, calcium magnesium salt; [ChemIDplus] Cryotech CMA Deicer; [Cryotech Deicing Technology MSDS]

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

White to off-white spherical granules; [Cryotech Deicing Technology MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a deicing agent for roads and to remove sulfur in fossil fuel combustion; [Merck Index]

Comments

Causes other changes in olfaction and dyspnea in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] May cause eye irritation; Not a skin sensitizer in guinea pigs; Considered practically non-toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Cryotech Deicing Technology MSDS] See "Calcium acetate."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 4,600 mg/m3/4hr

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