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7791-18-6 - Magnesium chloride hexahydrate, 98% - 12288 - Alfa Aesar

12288 Magnesium chloride hexahydrate, 98%

CAS Number
7791-18-6
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
500g 38.41
2kg 48.90
10kg 113.14
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Magnesium chloride hexahydrate, 98%

MDL
MFCD00149781
EINECS
232-094-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
MgCl2•6H2O
Formula Weight
203.30 (95.22anhy)
Form
Flake
Melting point
117° dec.
Density
1.570
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Highly soluble in water and alcohol. Slightly soluble in acetone and pyridine.

Applications

It is utilized in the polymerase chain reactions (PCR). It is used for dust control, ice control, and road stabilization. It is employed in a variety of applications such as fertilizers, mineral supplements for animals, waste water treatment, artificial seawater, textiles, paper, fireproofing agents, cements, and fire extinguishers. Pharmaceutical preparations are used in several medicines and topical or skin related applications. It acts as a coagulant in the preparation of tofu from soy milk.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizers. Dissolves in aqueous solutions with release of heat.

Literature References

Chatterjee, A.; Dixit, M. K.; Tembe, B. L. Solvation Structures and Dynamics of the Magnesium Chloride (Mg2+-Cl-) Ion Pair in Water-Ethanol Mixtures. J. Phys. Chem. A 2013, 117 (36), 8703-8709.

Bao-Yu, G.; Qin-Yan, Y.; Wang, Y.; Wei-Zhi, Z. Color Removal from Dye-Containing Wastewater by Magnesium Chloride. J. Environ. Manage. 2007, 82 (2), 167-172.

Other References

Merck
14,5662
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.31
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
OM2975000

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