Key Considerations

Agricultural hydrated lime is obtained by hydrating quicklime. It has a neutralizing action similar to quicklime and provides calcium and magnesium to crops. Its components are calcium hydroxide and magnesium hydroxide and are presented in the form of a fine powder.

Your Benefits

Why use Carmeuse Brasil’s hydrated lime in agriculture?

  • It provides a safer source of calcium, because no heat is generated as a result of the reaction caused when adding water;
  • Can be used as dry calcium hydroxide powder or mixed on site with water to make milk of lime;
  • Reduces soil acidity;
  • Increases nutrient availability;
  • Reduces the presence of aluminum;
  • Provides more phosphorus.

Safety data sheet

SDS - Hydrated Lime.pdf
07/01/2020 pdf 2.32 MB