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.