What is Hydrated Lime?

Hydrated Lime is an industrial chemical made up of the element’s calcium, hydrogen, and oxygen. Hydrated Lime is also known as Calcium Hydroxide and its chemical formula is Ca(OH)2. It is a water soluble, white, finely granulated substance which has no distinct odor.


This chemical has many industrial uses, but it is most commonly used in water treatment.

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Hydrated Lime Uses

Hydrated Lime is an extremely useful chemical. It is a water chemical most popularly used in water treatment. Its uses are:

  • Hydrated Lime is most commonly used to prepare lime mortar.
  • It is used as an effective flocculant in water and sewage treatment.
  • It is used in freshwater treatment to raise the pH of water.
  • It is also used to prepare ammonia gas.
  • It is used in the paper industry as an intermediate in the reaction for the production of sodium hydroxide.
  • It is largely used in the food industry and has various applications there.
  • In the mining industry it is used as a pH regulator in gold mining.
  • It is used as a neutralizing agent.
  • It is used in the froth flotation process to enhance the efficiency of the process.

Is Hydrated Lime Safe?

Hydrated Lime is generally considered safe because the chemical is non-toxic. Exposure to this chemical can have acute health effects. According to the Hydrated Lime MSDS, it can cause skin irritation and serious eye damage. It may have toxic effects on the respiratory system. Proper storage and disposal of Hydrated Lime needs to be taken into consideration in order to avoid any unwanted effects.

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How is Hydrated Lime Made?

Industrially, Hydrated Lime is made by treating quicklime with water. It is put into a kiln or oven and then pulverized with water.

Where to Buy Hydrated Lime in Bulk?

You may be able to find small quantities of Hydrated Lime in your area. However, in order to buy large quantities of Hydrated Lime, it is preferable to import directly from the manufacturers. They can issue certifications and provide cost savings which is better than buying the chemical in small quantities locally or from a distributor.

If you require bulk quantities of this chemical, you can buy Hydrated Lime on our website or contact us for further details.

What drives demand for Hydrated Lime?

Since Hydrated Lime is relatively cheap and reliable, the main demand driver has been its effectiveness in preparing lime mortar.

How long does it typically take to produce a container load?


Typically, 1 day, but this time frame may vary slightly depending on different factors.

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Which Countries Manufacture Hydrated Lime in Bulk?

The consumption of Hydrated Lime has increased dramatically across the world, especially in the developing countries. Therefore, its huge demand has led to a surge in companies that produce it. The main producers of Hydrated Lime are:

  • China
  • United States
  • Japan
  • India
  • Germany

How is Hydrated Lime Exported?

Hydrated Lime is shipped in:

  • 25kg bags
  • 50kg bags
  • 1-ton bags

What is the Latest Hydrated Lime Price?


As Hydrated Lime is a commodity product, the price usually changes depending on the price of raw materials, logistics and other related industrial inputs such as labor and taxes. In order to get the latest price of Hydrated Lime, please contact us and we will provide a quotation right up to your country.

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Where to Buy Hydrated Lime?

Here at Camachem we have Hydrated Lime for sale. We export worldwide, so you can contact us for a FREE quotation via email address [email protected] or send a message on WhatsApp for a fast response at +86-131-2037-9271.