Wednesday, October 03, 2012


  • Calcium cyanamide or CaCN2 is a calcium compound used as fertilizer. 
  • It is formed when calcium carbide reacts with nitrogen it is commercially known as nitrolime
  • They intend to produce their ammonia from the action of steam on nitro lime (calcium cyanamide)
  • Calcium cyanamide is prepared from calcium carbide

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