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Magnesium chloride

anhydrous, ≥98%

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Synonym(s):
Magnogene
Linear Formula:
MgCl2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
95.21
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.23

grade

anhydrous

Quality Level

assay

≥98%

form

powder

impurities

≤0.5% Insolubles

bp

1412 °C/1 atm (lit.)

mp

714 °C (lit.)

density

2.32 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cell analysis

SMILES string

Cl[Mg]Cl

InChI

1S/2ClH.Mg/h2*1H;/q;;+2/p-2

InChI key

TWRXJAOTZQYOKJ-UHFFFAOYSA-L

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M8266

Magnesium chloride

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208337

Magnesium chloride

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M4880

Magnesium chloride

vibrant-m

449172

Magnesium chloride

assay

≥98%

assay

-

assay

≥97.0%

assay

99.99% trace metals basis

Quality Level

300

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

300

Quality Level

100

grade

anhydrous

grade

-

grade

-

grade

-

mp

714 °C (lit.)

mp

714 °C (lit.)

mp

714 °C (lit.)

mp

714 °C (lit.)

density

2.32 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

2.32 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

2.32 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

2.32 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

General description

Also known as chloromagnestite, magnesium chloride is a colorless crystalline solid. It is very hygroscopic in nature. It is soluble in water and alcohol. It can be prepared by heating hydrated magnesium chloride crystals in a current of dry hydrogen chloride or by heating magnesium ammonium chloride.Anhydrous magnesium chloride crystallizes from magnesium chloride hexahydrate as leaflets. It is electrically conductive. The crystal structure of MgCl2 is layer like. The structure is cubic close packing with alternate layers of octahedral holes occupied by Mg2+ ions.

Caution

The appearance of gray/black specks should not affect use.

Storage Class

13 - Non Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable

ppe

Eyeshields, Gloves, type N95 (US)


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TE Buffer; Elution Buffer; 10x Ligation Buffer; 0.5 M PIPES Buffer; Inoue Transformation Buffer

Summary application report for analysis of moisture in Magnesium chloride

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