Calcium Chloride (CaCl2)
Calcium chloride's chemical name is CaCl2. Hygroscopic, liquescent, and dissolving exothermically in water is calcium chloride.
2.15 g/cm3 anhydrous
772–775 °C anhydrous
1,935 °C anhydrous
It is frequently used as a diuretic that produces acid, to replenish calcium levels, as an antidote for magnesium sickness, and as brine for refrigeration plants. Calcium chloride irritates the skin by drying off moist skin when it comes into touch with it. It can burn the mouth and esophagus when consumed.
The formula unit mass of CaCl2 is - (a) 105 u (b) 111 u (c) 121 u (d) 100 u
111u is the formula unit mass of CaCl2. 40 is the atomic mass of Ca and 71 is the atomic mass of chlorine.
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