Calcium nitrate consists of nitrogen nitrate and calcium ion. Calcium nitrate is one of the most widely used calcium salts and due to its high solubility in water, unlike other common calcium compounds, it has many uses. Calcium nitrate is oxidizing and soluble in water and alcohol. The natural formula of this substance is called nitro calcite and it is a type of waterproofing of this composition.


Chemical formulaCa(NO3)2
Other namesKalksalpeter, Norgessalpeter, Nitrocalcite, Norwegian salpeter, Lime nitrate,
Molecular mass164.088g/mol
AppearanceColorless solid
Solubility in wateranhydrous: 1212 g/L (20 °C) 2710 g/L (40 °C)


  • As fertilizer
  • Sewage and effluent treatment
  • Coagulant in latex production
  • Heat transfer salt
  • Concrete production


This chemical is available in 25 kg bags.

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