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Exposure to water or moisture evolves flammable acetylene gas; corrosive to eyes and skin. 500 grams of calcium carbide will yield approximately 150 liters of flammable acetylene.

Product Details

Storage:
Inorganic #5 in a Flinn Saf-Stor™ Can.
Disposal:
Shelf Life:
Good if stored under dry conditions.
Soluble:
Decomposes in water.
Color:
Gray/black
Odor:
Garliclike
CAS No.:
75-20-7
Technical Note:
Incompatibility: Water, dilute acids, halogens, silver nitrate, copper compounds, and heavy metals.