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What does CaC2 stand for?

CaC2 stands for Calcium Carbide

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While calcium carbide jabs are administered to ripen the fruits quickly, copper sulphates are used to artificially colour several edibles.
National Windscreens branch manager Richard Bates said he has now discovered the canister was filled with calcium carbide which gives off a flame when activated to light the way for mountaineers and people exploring caves.
The plant, owned by the Guangxi Guangwei Chemical Company, mainly produces polyvinyl acetate, calcium carbide and vinyl acetate monomer - chemicals used in making paints, adhesives and coatings, Xinhua said.