It is a very fine, white or off-white powder with low bulk density and high physical water absorption. We have set benchmarks of success in the market by offering our clients Calcium Silicate. This compound is listed in the OTC Active Ingredient Status Report as an external analgesic and skin protectant. It is commonly used as anti-caking agent in food ingredients. This compound is a perfect food additive, where it absorbs moisture and prevents a product from caking. In cosmetics and pharmaceutical products Calcium Silicate is used as antacids. It reacts with calcium hydroxide or carbonate to form calcium silicate hydrate, sealing the pores with a relatively impermeable material.
Product Name : Calcium Silicate
Chemical Names : Calsil; Micro-cel; Silicic acid, calcium salt; CS lafarge; Toyofine A; Calcium monosilicate; Calcium polysilicate; Calcium hydrosilicate; Calcium silicate, synthetic nonfibrous; Calcium silicate, synthetic; Silicic acid calcium salt; Grammite; Calcium orthosilicate;
Molecular Formula : Ca2O4Si
Molecular Weight : 172.237 g/mol
IUPAC Name : dicalcium;silicate
CAS Number : 1344-95-2
Physical Description : White or cream colored, free flowing powder.
Color : White, monoclinic crystals
Melting Point : 1540 Â°C
Solubility : Insoluble in water
Density : 2 g/cmÂ³
Therapeutic Uses: Calcium Silicate is listed in the OTC Active Ingredient Status Report as an external analgesic and skin protectant.