Ca(OH)2 (s) + (NH4)2SO4 (aq) 2 H2O (l) + 2 NH3 (aq) + CaSO4 (s)

This is an acid-base reaction (neutralization): Ca(OH)2 is a base, (NH4)2SO4 is an acid.

Reactants:

  • Ca(OH)2Calcium hydroxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-28source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Other names: Slaked lime source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Calcium hydrate source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Caustic lime source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: White powder source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-28; Colourless crystals or white powder source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; White, odorless powder. [Note: Readily absorbs CO2 from the air to form calcium carbonate.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • (NH4)2SO4Ammonium tetraoxosulfate (VI) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Ammonium sulphate source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Ammonium sulfate source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Ammonium sulfate (2:1) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Fine white hygroscopic granules or crystals. source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27

Products:

  • H2OWater, oxidane source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Other names: Water (H2O) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen hydroxide (HH or HOH) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen oxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White crystalline solid, almost colorless liquid with a hint of blue, colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
  • NH3
    • Names: Ammonia source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Azane (only intended for use in naming derivatives of ammonia) source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Hydrogen nitride source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: Colourless gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Colourless gas or compressed liquefied gas with pungent odour source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Colorless gas with a pungent, suffocating odor. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas. Easily liquefied under pressure.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
  • CaSO4
    • Names: Calcium sulfate source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, Plaster of Paris source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Drierite source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27
    • Appearance: White solid source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; White hygroscopic powder or crystalline powder source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Odorless, white powder or colorless, crystalline solid. [Note: May have blue, gray, or reddish tinge.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02