Also known as Chuna, Edible Lime or Pickling Lime. It is a colorless crystalobtainedwhen calcium oxide(lime or quick lime)is mixedor slaked with water. It is low toxicity and it has many applicatios for food. It is slightly soluble in water , and called Lime water, Itis a clear saturated watersolution od calcium Hydroxide, Highly alkaline and will neutralize acid.
Calcium hydroxide, is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula Ca(OH)2.