529699

Sigma-Aldrich

Magnesium oxide

≥99.99% trace metals basis

Linear Formula:
MgO
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
40.30
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

assay

≥99.99% trace metals basis

form

powder

mp

2852 °C (lit.)

Featured Industry

Battery Manufacturing

SMILES string

O=[Mg]

InChI

1S/Mg.O

InChI key

CPLXHLVBOLITMK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Magnesium oxide (MgO) is a metal oxide formed by processing magnesite. It can also be extracted from sea water. It is industrially produced by the calcination of magnesium carbonate or magnesium hydroxide.

Application

MgO metal powder can be used for a variety of applications such as medical use, refractory materials, energy applications and in the preparation of magnesia nanoparticles.

Packaging

10, 50 g in poly bottle

storage_class_code

11 - 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

Magnesium oxide nanoparticles prepared by ultrasound enhanced hydrolysis of Mg-alkoxides
Stengl V, et al.
Materials Letters, 57(24-25), 3998-4003 (2003)
Medical treatments for the maintenance therapy of reflux oesophagitis and endoscopic negative reflux disease
Donnellan C, et al.
Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online), 210(4) (2004)
Hydration of refractory oxides in castable bond systems?I: alumina, magnesia, and alumina-magnesia mixtures
Ahari KG, et al.
J. Eur. Ceram. Soc., 22(4), 495-503 (2002)
Magnesium oxide/water chemical heat pump to enhance energy utilization of a cogeneration system
Kato Y, et al.
Energy, 30(11-12), 2144-2155 (2005)
The Chemistry and Technology of Magnesia, 210 (2006)
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