Calcium carbide - CAS # 75-20-7

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Chemical Name:  Calcium carbide

Chemical Formula:  CaC2

CAS Number:  75-20-7

EC Number (EINECS):  200-848-3

Appearance:  grey or black solid with a garlic-like odour

Melting Point:  2300 C

Vapor Density:  2.2 (air = 1)

Water Solubility:  decomposes

Stability:  Stability Reacts violently with water liberating highly flammable gas (acetylene). Do not use water if this material is involved in a fire. Incompatible with moisture, water, strong oxidizing agents, alcohols, hydrogen chloride, magnesium.

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Related Analytes (Calcium carbide):
Calcium sulfate hemihydrate    Calcium chloride dihydrate    Calcium chloride (anhydrous)    Calcium sulfate dihydrate    Calcium iodide    Calcium sulfite    Aluminium calcium oxide (2:1)    Aluminium calcium oxide (2:3)    Boron carbide    Titanium carbide   

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