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46120 Magnesium bromide hexahydrate, 98+%

CAS Number
13446-53-2
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
46120-22 100g 24.90
46120-36 500g 92.80
46120-A3 2kg 302.00
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Magnesium bromide hexahydrate, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00149780
EINECS
232-170-9

Chemical Properties

Formula
Br2Mg•6H2O
Formula Weight
292.22 (184.13anhy)
Form
Crystalline
Melting point
172°
Density
2.00
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water, somewhat soluble in alcohol

Applications

Magnesium bromide hexahydrate is used as flame retardant. Used as source of magnesium ion and a co-factor for many enzymes including deoxyribonuclease (DNase) and various restriction enzymes.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Store in coo, dry place in tightly closed container. Store away from oxidizing agent.

Literature References

M. Gomberg,; W. E. Bachmann.THE REDUCING ACTION OF A MIXTURE OF MAGNESIUM IODIDE (OR BROMIDE) AND MAGNESIUM ON AROMATIC KETONES. PROBABLE FORMATION OF MAGNESIUM SUBIODIDE (OR SUBBROMIDE). J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1927, 49 (1),236-257.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

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

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/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. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.59
TSCA
Yes

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