Medical Products

Lime plays an important part in many processes of the healthcare and medical products industry.

Soda lime is commonly used for medicinal purposes, in particular Soda lime plays a vital role in medical procedures and medical products . Lime is used to remove carbon dioxide during general anaesthesia. Away from the operating table, lime soda is used in its granular form in diving rebreathers, submarines and recompression chambers to prevent CO2 retention from breathing gases.

We also offer another product, hydrated lime (calcium hydroxide), which is used for the synthesis of calcium hydroxyapatite, which is used to produce synthetic bone for coating onto orthopaedic implants.

  • Low expansion
  • Controlled particle size and moisture levels
  • Consistent surface area/texture
  • Fully certified to ISO 9001
  • Stringent quality control
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Our lime products

Buxton Lime’s range of high purity Limbux hydrated lime solutions can be used as the primary active ingredient in numerous medical grade products. Trusted by both medical practitioners and military diving organisations.


Hydrated Lime

The Limbux range includes a comprehensive choice of high quality hydrated limes, including specialist grades to meet specific applications.

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Liquid Lime

Kalic pre-prepared liquid limes are highly stable in suspension and very fast reacting. This not only makes them easy to use and store, but also extends plant life and lowers maintenance costs

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