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Why can't calcium chloride be used to dry ammonia gas?
« on: May 06, 2018, 06:07:59 AM »
I'm getting a variety of answers from the internet and some of these include:

the formation of additional products such as calcium hydroxide and ammonium chloride
the pH difference between the two causing a reaction
the formation of a complex compound,  CaCl3.8NH3

As such, I am quite confused to as what the reason is

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