Ca(OH)2 (s) + CO2 (g) CaCO3 (s) + H2O (l)

This is an acid-base reaction (neutralization): Ca(OH)2 is a base, CO2 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
  • CO2
    • Names: Carbon dioxide source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02, CO2 source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Carbonic acid gas source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Colorless gas source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; Odourless colourless compressed liquefied gas source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04; Colorless, odorless gas. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas. Solid form is utilized as dry ice.] source: NIOSH NPG, accessed: 2019-09-02

Products:

  • CaCO3Calcium carbonate source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
    • Other names: Calcite; aragonite; chalk; Lime (material); Limestone; marble; oyster; pearl; source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27, Calcium salt of carbonic acid source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02, Children's Mylanta Upset Stomach Relief source: wikidata, accessed: 2019-09-02
    • Appearance: Fine white powder; chalky taste source: wikipedia, accessed: 2019-09-27; White powder or pellets source: ICSC, accessed: 2019-09-04
  • 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