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63081 Sigma-Aldrich

Magnesium hydroxide

BioUltra, ≥99.0% (KT)

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Properties

Quality Level   200
product line   BioUltra
assay   ≥99.0% (KT)
impurities   Insoluble matter, passes filter test
mp   350 °C (lit.)
solubility   5 M HCl: 0.1 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): ≤500 mg/kg
  sulfate (SO42-): ≤1000 mg/kg
cation traces   As: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Ba: ≤10 mg/kg
  Bi: ≤50 mg/kg
  Ca: ≤5000 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤5 mg/kg
  Co: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤5 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤5 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤100 mg/kg
  K: ≤50 mg/kg
  Li: ≤5 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤10 mg/kg
  Mo: ≤5 mg/kg
  Na: ≤100 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤100 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤5 mg/kg
  Sr: ≤10 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤5 mg/kg
λ   0.1 M in 5 M HCl
UV absorption   λ: 260 nm Amax: 0.030
  λ: 280 nm Amax: 0.025
SMILES string   O[Mg]O
InChI   1S/Mg.2H2O/h;2*1H2/q+2;;/p-2
InChI key   VTHJTEIRLNZDEV-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Description

General description

Magnesium hydroxide is commonly used as a non-systemic antacid for treating acid-peptic disorders. It helps in the treatment kidney stones patients by reducing the recurrence rate.

Application

Magnesium hydroxide is used as a dietary supplement to study its effects on the absorbtion of factors such as folic acid and iron and the release of the peptide hormone cholecystokinin (CCK).

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
nwg
RTECS 
OM3570000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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