Magnesium Hydroxide (MgOh3): Element Magnesium Information, MSDS

Magnesium Hydroxide – Properties

In its physical state, magnesium hydroxide (Mg(OH)2) is an odorless white powder.

  • Specific gravity 2.36
  • Very slightly soluble in water
  • Melting point: 350º C (decomposes)
  • In this form, magnesium hydroxide in used in the refinement of sugar, extraction of the magnesium metal, processing of uranium and in wood pulp processing

Magnesium Hydroxide (Mg(OH)2) – Versatile Uses And Applications

Liquid magnesium hydroxide (Mg(OH)2) is widely known as an antacid or laxative in the form of milk of magnesia. The combination of the element magnesium (an alkaline earth metal) with other elements or compounds creates a versatile substance that is useful for a wide range of industries and applications.

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Ward Chemical has further expanded the uses of magnesium hydroxide in combining it with calcium chloride to formulate MG-30. This solution serves industry well in road construction, odor control and more.