Vaporizer™ is often asked how our Calcium Chloride products should be stored during the summer months.
Here are some of the best practices for proper storage of packaged Calcium Chloride.
Calcium Chloride is hygroscopic, which means it absorbs moisture from the air. This can cause clumping and caking in dry Calcium Chloride products, like pellets and flakes.
Calcium Chloride is deliquescent, meaning it can absorb enough moisture from the air to become liquid.
Solid Calcium Chloride products release a large amount of heat when dissolved in water.
Chlorides can accelerate the corrosion of common metals like steel, copper, and brass in the presence of water and oxygen.
Calcium Chloride brines are electrically conductive, so there is a risk of electric shock if your hands are wet during and after handling Calcium Chloride and you then come in contact with energized electrical equipment.
The end user is responsible for following guidelines contained in the SDS and maintaining compliance with all federal, state, provincial, and local requirements when handling and storing Calcium Chloride.