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Sigma-Aldrich

Magnesium

turnings, reagent grade, 98%

Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
Mg
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
24.31
Beilstein:
4948473
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

grade

reagent grade

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 621 °C)

assay

98%

form

turnings

autoignition temp.

950 °F

reaction suitability

reagent type: reductant

resistivity

4.46 μΩ-cm, 20°C

bp

1090 °C (lit.)

mp

648 °C (lit.)

density

1.74 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

[Mg]

InChI

1S/Mg

InChI key

FYYHWMGAXLPEAU-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Magnesium turnings are generally used in the preparation of various organomagnesium compounds such as Grignard reagents. It can also be used to catalyze Pinacol coupling and Reformatsky reaction.

Packaging

2.5 kg in steel drum
100, 500 g in poly bottle

pictograms

Flame

signalword

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Flam. Sol. 1 - Self-heat. 1 - Water-react. 2

Storage Class Code

4.2 - Pyrophoric and self-heating hazardous materials

WGK Germany

nwg

Flash Point F

Not applicable

Flash Point C

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Magnesium-induced pinacol coupling of aromatic aldehydes and ketones in water under ultrasound.
Li J-T, et al.
Indian Journal of Chemistry, 43B(6), 196?198-196?198 (2004)
A Simple and Efficient Procedure of Low Valent Iron-or Copper-Mediated Reformatsky Reaction of Aldehydes.
Chattopadhyay A and Dubey AK
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 72(24), 9357-9359 (2007)
The Grignard Reagents.
Seyferth D
Organometallics, 28(6), 1598-1605 (2009)
Grignard reagent formation.
Garst JF and Soriaga MP
Coordination Chemistry Reviews, 248(7-8), 623-652 (2004)
Jochen Halfar et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(49), 19737-19741 (2013-11-20)
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