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What is soda lime and its formula ?

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Last updated date: 23rd Jul 2024
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Soda lime is a mixture of Sodium hydroxide and potassium or sodium hydroxide. Chemical formula: CaHNaO2

Soda lime has a unique ability to absorb moisture from air. It also absorbs carbon dioxide from air. Hence it is used in manufacture of gas masks.