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.

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Tarmac 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, other benefits include:

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



The Limbux range includes a comprehensive choice of high quality hydrated limes (calcium hydroxide) with different chemical and physical characteristics to suit any application.

Unlike conventional milks of lime (a suspension of calcium hydroxide), Kalic liquid lime is very fast reacting and highly stable in suspension, making it easy and cost-effective to store and use.


Get in touch today to arrange a consultation or site visit and discover how our medical products can help you optimise operational performance and reduce costs.

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