Nickel Chloride Hexahydrate

Magnesium chloride Hexa hydrate is opaque, deliquescent granular & lumps.
Soluble in water and alcohol, aqueous solution is neutral or slightly alkaline.
Shelf Life:    Long life in airtight bags.

Chemical Formula                   :           MgCl2•6H2O

Molecular Weight                   :           203.29

CAS No.                                 :           7786-30-3


Parameters                                         Average Chemical Analysis

Physical appearance                            :           White to grey white or brown granular crystal.

Magnesium Chloride   (MgCl2•6H2O)  :           98 % min. (MgCl2 =46% min.)

Calcium Chloride                                :           3.5 % max.

Magnesium sulphate                           :           0.5 % max

Water insoluble.                                  :           0.5% max.

pH (5% W/V solution)                        :           8 – 9

  • Common uses of magnesium chloride are as given below.
  • Grinding Millstone industry as an adhesive (binder), Chemicals desiccant for air drying (as moisture absorbent). Textile & Polymer Industry (as catalyst of resin finishing).
  • Fire retardants in material coating & production of non-flammable material.
  • De-icing & removing the ice from roads after snowfall).
  • Dust Control (as moisture absorbent in mining, Oil & Gas industry / drilling construction sites, roadsides, parks, parking areas, airports etc.

It is supplied in the packing of 25 kg Polypropylene bags, having polyethylene liner in bags. Must be stored in well-ventilated and covered area. It should be kept away from rain or damp. Protect against physical damage. Isolate from incompatible substances.

No special handling and safety instructions.

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