Calcium chloride

Official name: Calcium chloride

Product code – CAS Nr: 10043-52-4

Formula: CaCl2

Markets: Food, Industry, Water Treatment

Calcium chloride is the ionic compound of calcium and chlorine and has a wide variety of uses in many food, industrial and agricultural applications.

Some uses in the food industry include; acceleration of coagulation in the cheese manufacturing process, production of beer and soft drinks., increase firmness and shelf life of fruit, meat tenderization and sodium content reduction.

Industrial applications include dust binding/control, winter road maintenance services & de-icing, construction materials – cement, concrete acceleration, agricultural nutrients and oil and gas exploration.

In water treatment CaCl2 is used for nanofiltration, flocculation and precipitation of fluorides, sulphates and phosphates


Tessenderlo Group is a major producer of calcium chloride at our production facilities located in Ham, Belgium.

We offer aqueous calcium chloride solutions in both food Grade and technical Grade. Available in 33%, 34% and 36%.

Deliveries are in bulk: tank trucks, containers or barges.


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