Soda Lime BP
Soda lime is a mixture of NaOH & CaO chemicals, used in granular form. It is made by treating slaked lime with concentrated sodium hydroxide solution. Soda lime, solid is generally a white to grayish white colored solid.
Granular form used in a closed breathing environment, such as general anesthesia, submarines, rebreathers and recompression chambers, to remove carbon dioxide from breathing gases to prevent CO2 retention and carbon dioxide poisoning.
Product Name: Soda Lime
CAS No.: 8006-28-8
|Characters||White or greyish white granules, or it may be colored with an indicator to show when its absorptive capacity is exhausted. It absorbs about 20% of its weight of carbon dioxide.|
(a)When moistened with hydrochloric acid and introduced on a platinum wire into the flame, imparts yellow color to the flame
(b)A solution in 1M acetic acid yields reaction of calcium salts
(c)Suspension in water is strongly alkaline to litmus paper
|Solubility||Partially soluble in water, almost completely soluble in 1M acetic acid|
|Hardness of granules||Specified Test.|
|Size of granules||Specified Test|
|Loss on drying||14% to 21%|
|Moisture absorption||Specified Test. Increase in weight is not more than 7.5%|
|Carbon dioxide absorption||Specified Test. Not less than 120 minutes|
Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.
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