Total N: 15.5%
Ammoniacal N: 1.1%
Calcium CaO: 26.3%
Solubility at 20 C: 1200g / L water
EC (1g/L at 25 C): 1.2ms/cm
pH (10% Solution): 6.0
Calcium Nitrate, also called (Norwegian saltpeter). Calcium Nitrate is obtained by treating limestone with weak nitric acid. It is also formed during the absorption of nitrogen oxide by milk of lime.
CAS Registry Number: 10124-37-5
Other Name: lime nitrate
Chemical Formula Ca(NO3)2
white to light gray granular solid
Very soluble in water
Noncombustible but accelerates the burning of combustible materials.
Absorbs moisture from the air
1: Calcium Nitrate mainly used as a component in fertilizers in agriculture and is produced in granulated form.
2:Calcium Nitrate is also used in wastewater treatment, as a component in the manufacture of concrete, for medicinal purposes in cooling baths, and to store energy in solar power plants.
3:Calcium nitrate is used to produce radio tubes, light bulbs and matches. It also supplies part of the chemical reaction for some fireworks and explosives