Agent Name

Calcium acetate monohydrate

CAS Number

5743-26-0

Formula

C4-H6-O4.Ca.H2-O

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Calcium acetate hydrate; Calcium diacetate monohydrate; Acetic acid, calcium salt, monohydrate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to precipitate oxalates; [Merck Index] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Calcium acetate."

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