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Technical Magnesium Chloride

(magnesium chloride hexahydrate, hexahydrous magnesium chloride)
TU 2152-002-93524115-2010
CHEMICAL FORMULA:
MgCl2x6H2O

APPEARANCE:

White to light-gray flakes or granules with yellowish to light-brown shades.

SPECIFICATION:

INDEX
NORM
Fractions of magnesium ions (Mg+2) total mass, %, min
11,8
Fraction of magnesium ions (Mg+2) converted to MgCl2 6H2O total mass, %,min
97
Fraction of calcium chloride converted to calcium oxide (CaO) total mass, %, max
0,1
Fraction of sulfates converted to sulfate ion total mass, %, max
0,1
Fraction of alkali metals ions (Na++ K+) total mass, %, max
0,8
Fraction of insoluble in water residue total mass, %, max
0,2

APPLICATION:

In construction for production of magnesia cements (Sorel cements), glass magnesium boards, magnesite slabs, glass-magnesium tiles, foamed concrete (foamed magnesite), gas concrete (gas magnesite) based on magnesite cement. In oil and gas industry as a component of drilling fluids and killing drilling muds. In chemical industry for production of magnesium containing compounds, including magnesium oxide, hydroxide and metal, synthetic hydrotalcite, synthetic rubbers and thiocol, as well as refractories and magnesium-chlorate defoliant. In textile industry for stabilization in carpet dyeing. In agriculture as a fertilizer. Also used for dust suppression, for treatment of sewage and industrial waste waters, for production of abrasive materials and as an icemelter.

PACKING:

Polyethylene bags according to GOST 17811-78; 4-6-plied bags with net weight 25 and 50 kg acc. to GOST 2226-88; special big bags with net weight 0.5-1.0 t.

TRANSPORTATION AND STORAGE:

By all covered transport means in conformity with the Rules of Transportation of Cargoes effective for this transport means. Magnesium chloride packed in bags should be stored in covered warehouses, packed in containers should be stored on container platforms. The guaranteed shelf life is six months from the date of manufacturing.

SPECIAL PROPERTIES:

Non-toxic, fire- and explosion-proof, belongs to hazard class 3.