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1309-42-8 - Magnesium hydroxide, 95-100.5% - 12367 - Alfa Aesar

12367 Magnesium hydroxide, 95-100.5%

CAS Number
1309-42-8
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 18.40
500g 41.60
2.5kg 134.00
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Magnesium hydroxide, 95-100.5%

MDL
MFCD00011104
EINECS
215-170-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
Mg(OH)2
Formula Weight
58.33
Form
Powder
Melting point
360°dec
Density
2.36
Sensitivity
Air Sensitive
Solubility
Soluble in dilute acids. Slightly soluble in water.

Applications

It is employed as an additive in certain refractories. It is applied as a non-hazardous alkali in neutralizing acidic wastewater. It is also used in making artificial reefs. It widely used in milk of magnesia antacids and laxatives. Also works as an antiperspirant.

Notes

Non-flammable compound. Keep away from Strong acids and anhydrides.

Literature References

Vandamme, D.; Beuckels, A.; Markou, G.; Foubert, I.; Muylaert, K. Reversible Flocculation of Microalgae using Magnesium Hydroxide. Bioenerg Res. 2015, 8 (2), 716-725.

Zhao, J.; Su, R.; Guo, X.; Li, W.; Feng, N. Role of mixing conditions on coagulation performance and flocs breakage formed by magnesium hydroxide. J Taiwan Inst Chem. E 2014, 45 (4), 1685-1690.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,5670
Harmonized Tariff Code
2816.10
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
OM3570000

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