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 Identification:

Chemical Formula                  :           MgCl2•6H2O

Molecular Weight                   :           203.29

CAS No.                                   :           7791-18-6


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.

Packing & Storage:

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.