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Magnesium

ReagentPlus®, ribbon, ≥99% trace metals basis

Synonym(s):
NMDG
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

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 621 °C)

product line

ReagentPlus®

assay

≥99% trace metals basis

form

ribbon

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 is generally used in the preparation of various organomagnesium compounds such as Grignard reagents, that are widely used in organic synthesis.

It can also be used to catalyze Pinacol coupling, Reformatsky reaction and degradation of carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs).

Packaging

25 g in rigid mailer

Quantity

25 g = 36.6 m

Legal Information

ReagentPlus is a registered trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

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

The importance of magnesium in clinical healthcare
Schwalfenberg GK and Genuis SJ
Scientifica, 2017 (2017)
Magnesium and human health: perspectives and research directions
Al Alawi AM, et al.
International Journal of Endocrinology, 2018 (2018)
Magnesium-induced pinacol coupling of aromatic aldehydes and ketones in water under ultrasound.
Li JT, et al.
Indian Journal of Chemistry, 43B, 196-198 (2004)
The quest for chiral Grignard reagents.
Hoffmann RW
Chemical Society Reviews, 32(4), 225-230 (2003)
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)

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