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Magnesium chloride

AnhydroBeads, −10 mesh, 99.9% trace metals basis

Synonym(s):
Magnogene
Linear Formula:
MgCl2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
95.21
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

product line

AnhydroBeads

assay

99.9% trace metals basis

impurities

≤ 1500.0  ppm Trace Metal Analysis

refractive index

n20/D 1.675 (lit.)

particle size

−10 mesh

mp

714 °C (lit.)

solubility

H2O: slightly soluble(lit.)

density

2.32 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

Cl[Mg]Cl

InChI

1S/2ClH.Mg/h2*1H;/q;;+2/p-2

InChI key

TWRXJAOTZQYOKJ-UHFFFAOYSA-L

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General description

Magnesium chloride (MgCl2) is an inorganic compound that can be prepared by reacting magnesium oxide and ammonium chloride in the presence of alumina as a covering agent.

Application

MgCl2 can be used in a variety of applications such as a precursor to magnesium metal, catalyst support in Ziegler-Natta catalyst and in food processing.

Packaging

10, 50 g in ampule

Legal Information

AnhydroBeads is a trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point F

Not applicable

Flash Point C

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Commercially available metal alkyls and their use in polyolefin catalysts
Handbook of Transition Metal Polymerization Catalysts, 101(12), 1-28 (2010)
Magnesium compounds
Seeger M, et al.
Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry, 101(12), 4646-4655 (2000)
Preparation of anhydrous magnesium chloride from magnesia
Zhang Z, et al.
Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 51(29), 9713-9718 (2012)
Pushkaraj R Patwardhan et al.
Bioresource technology, 101(12), 4646-4655 (2010-02-23)
Processing bio-oil with the help of currently existing petroleum refinery infrastructure has been considered as a promising alternative to produce sustainable fuels in the future. The feasibility of bio-oil production and upgrading processes depend upon its chemical composition which in...
Elaine T Lim et al.
PLoS genetics, 10(7), e1004494-e1004494 (2014-08-01)
Exome sequencing studies in complex diseases are challenged by the allelic heterogeneity, large number and modest effect sizes of associated variants on disease risk and the presence of large numbers of neutral variants, even in phenotypically relevant genes. Isolated populations...

Protocols

Determination of Water Content in Magnesium chloride Using Karl Fischer Titration

Summary application report for analysis of moisture in Magnesium chloride

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