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45518 Magnesium silicide, 99.99% (metals basis)

CAS Number
22831-39-6
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
45518-09 10g 38.70
45518-18 50g 148.00
45518-30 250g 654.00
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Magnesium silicide, 99.99% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00016202
EINECS
245-254-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
Mg2Si
Formula Weight
76.71
Form
3-12mm Pieces
Melting point
1102°
Density
2.0
Storage & Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive. Air Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Insoluble in water and denser than water. 

Applications

Magnesium silicide is used to produce alloys such as aluminum alloys. It is also used in food, beverages, as a flavor enhancer and as an intermediate in chemical research.

Notes

Decomposes in water, HCl

Literature References

Peter M. Lee. Electronic Structure of Magnesium Silicide and Magnesium Germanide.Phys. Rev.1964,135(4A).

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H261

In contact with water releases flammable gas.

Precautionary Statements: P223-P231+P232-P280-P335+P334-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from any possible contact with water, because of violent reaction and possible flash fire. Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Brush off loose particles from skin. Immerse in cool water/wrap in wet bandages. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,5688
Hazard Class
4.3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2850.00
TSCA
Yes

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