712.02 Calcium Chloride

1. Specification:

712.02 C&MS

2. Sampling and/or Inspection Requirements (Field):

Calcium Chloride for ice/snow removal, dust control and other road use:

Project & purchase order inspection requirements: Obtain one sample per purchase order and submit to OMM. along with a TE-31.

The calcium chloride may be rejected if it has become caked or sticky in shipment. For purchase orders, material is to be packaged in bags not more than 50 lbs. (23 kg) each.

The DET should sample and test shipments for gradation. See ASTM specification for gradation requirements. Do not accept materials not meeting gradation.

Material shall be rejected if not usable.

Calcium Chloride for use in concrete as additive

Qualified Product List (QPL)

Only material that is approved as a Qualified Product may be used. To verify, refer to Qualified Product List (QPL) on the OMM website http://www.dot.state.oh.us/Divisions/ConstructionMgt/Materials/Pages/QPL.aspx. Suppliers who are interested in approval of their products should follow the requirements defined for this product on the list website.

No sample required.

3. Method of Test:


ASTM D 98, Sieve analysis

(OMM Chemical Section)

ASTM D 345, Chemical analysis: Ion Selective Electrode