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Pharmaceutical Grade Magnesium Oxide HA4

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Pharmaceutical Grade Magnesium Oxide HA4

CAS #

1309-48-4

SYNONYM

Magnesium Oxide; Magnesium oxide (MgO); Magnesium oxide (CI 77711)

FORMULA

MgO

Typical Product Specifications

IDENTIFICATION

positive test for Magnesium

MAGNESIUM OXIDE AS MGO (IGNITED BASIS)

96.0 - 100.5%

LOSS ON IGNITION

10% max

FREE ALKALI

2 ml max

SOLUBLE SALTS

2% max

ACID INSOLUBLE SUBSTANCES

0.1% max

CALCIUM AS CA

1.10% max

HEAVY METALS, AS PB

20 ppm max

IRON AS FE

0.05% max

SULPHATE AS SO4

1.00% max

CHLORIDE AS CL

0.1% max

LEAD AS PB

0.3 ppm max

ARSENIC, AS AS

3 ppm max

BULK DENSITY (UNTAPPED)

0.20 - 0.55 gr/cc

PARTICLE SIZE: PASSES 325 MESH (WET SIEVE)

99.0% min

MELTING POINT

2800 c

INSOLUBILITY

in alcohol

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. HA4 meets the requirements of Current US Pharmacopoeia

Use: ABSORBENT, BUFFERING, OPACIFYING

INDUSTRY

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