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307742 Sigma-Aldrich

Magnesium oxide

light, 95%

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Properties

Related Categories Magnesium, Materials Science, Metal and Ceramic Science, Oxides
Quality Level   100
assay   ≥57.0% (Mg)
form   powder
mp   2852 °C (lit.)
anion traces   sulfite and thiosulfate (as S2O32-: ≤1%
cation traces   Fe: ≤10 mg/kg
SMILES string   O=[Mg]
InChI   1S/Mg.O
InChI key   CPLXHLVBOLITMK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Magnesium oxide (MgO) is an industrially important high-temperature material. It is widely employed as a catalyst support for carbon nanotubes since it possesses a high surface area, high temperature stability and easy removal by either acid or alkaline reagents.

Application

Magnesium oxide (MgO) may be employed in the synthesis of bimetallic Co-Mo catalysts supported on different catalyst supports. These catalysts were used for single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) synthesis.
It may be employed as a phase stabilizer during the fabrication of porous β-tricalcium phosphate (β-TCP).
Lithium-doped magnesium oxide (Li/MgO) may be employed for the synthesis of ethylene and ethane. It may also be used as a catalyst in the preparation of (R)-phenyl carbonate.

Packaging

500 g in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
OM3850000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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