Calcium hydroxide is an inorganic compound with the chemical formula Ca(OH)₂. It is a colourless crystal or white powder and is obtained when calcium oxide is mixed or slaked with water. It has many names including hydrated lime, caustic lime, builders' lime, slack lime, cal, or pickling lime.
Cure Chem Zambia's agricultural chemicals department is one of their fastest growing departments. The company has registered several insecticides, fungicides and herbicides in partnership with their supplier Messrs United Phosphorus of India, a leading global producer of generic crop protection products and other chemicals.