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Magnesium Oxide Light, USP

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Magnesium Oxide Light, USP

CAS #

1309-48-4

SYNONYM

Magnesium Oxide

FORMULA

MgO

PRODUCT TYPE

Inorganic

HAZARD

0 Non-Regulated Material

Product Scpecifications

HEAVY METALS

< 30 ppm

CHLORIDES

< 0.1%

ARSENIC

< 3 ppm

ACID INSOLUBLE MATTER

< 0.1%

CALCIUM OXIDE

< 1.0 %

FREE ALKALI

2.0 ml H2SO4/gm

APPEARANCE

Clean, White Powder

SULFATES

< 0.75%

SPECIFIC GRAVITY

3.46

SOLUBLE SALTS

< 1.0%

IRON

< 0.05%

MGO

96% - 100.5%

LOSS ON IGNITION, USP<733>

< 10.0%

LOOSE DENSITY (LBS./FT 3)

12 -19

POUNDS / SOLID GALLONS

28.82

ONE POUND BULKS, (GALLONS)

0.0347

PARTICLE SIZE

99% Min through 325 Mesh

INSOLUBILITY

in alcohol

MELTING POINT

2800 c

ODOR

wh. powd. or cryst., odorless

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

40.31

SOLUBILITY

dil. acids, ammonium salt solns.

BOILING POINT

3600 c

DENSITY

3.65-3.75

VERY SOLUBLE

in water

NOTES

For use in the manufacture of antacid preparations and mineral supplements and in the production of pharmaceutical grade magnesium derivatives. Low bulk density.


Also see the many varieties of Magnesium Hydroxide for use in antacid formulations

FUNCTIONS

INDUSTRY

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