Calcium Chloride is a chemical compound of calcium and chlorine. It is a calcium salt traditionally used in the food industry in cheese making. Used in many applications, anticaking agent, antimicrobial agent, pickling agent, firming agent, flavor enhancer, humectants, ph control agent, stabilizer, thickener and texturizer. It is highly soluble in water. It is a salt that is solid at room temperature, and it behaves as a typical ionic halide. It has several common applications such as brine for refrigeration plants, ice and dust control on roads, and in cement. It can be produced directly from limestone, but large amounts are also produced as a byproduct of the solvay process. These products have been put together to help you start out experimenting with some new techniques or trying out a recipe.