Magnesium Chloride Hexahydrate

MOLECULAR FORMULA : – MgCl2.6H2O

MOLECULAR WEIGHT :- 203.3g/mol

SPECIFICATION IP BP USP
Appearance Colorless crystals, hygroscopic. Colorless crystals, hygroscopic. Colorless crystals, hygroscopic.
Appearance of solution Solution is clear and colorless Solution is clear and colorless
Solubility Very Soluble in water, freely soluble in ethanol
Identification

A.   Water

B.   Reaction

C.   Reaction

A.   It gives reaction of Chlorides.

B.    It gives reaction of magnesium salts

A.   Complies with water test

B.   It gives reaction of Chlorides.

C.   It gives reaction of magnesium

A.   It gives reaction of Chlorides.

B.   It gives reaction of magnesium

pH 4.5-7.0
Insoluble matter NMT 0.005 %
Acidity or Alkalinity NMT 0.3 ml of 0.01 M Hydrochloric acid or 0.01 M Sodium hydroxide is required to change the color of the indicator. NMT 0.3 ml of 0.01 M Hydrochloric acid or 0.01 M Sodium hydroxide is required to change the color of the indicator.
Bromides NMT 500 ppm
Sulphates   NMT 100 ppm NMT 100 ppm NMT 50 ppm
Aluminium NMT 1 ppm NMT 1 ppm NMT 1 ppm
Arsenic NMT 2  ppm NMT 2  ppm
Calcium NMT 0.1 % NMT 0.1 % NMT 0.01 %
Iron NMT 10 ppm NMT 10 ppm
Potassium NMT 500 ppm No turbidity is produced within 5 Minutes.
Barium No turbidity is produced within 2 hours
Heavy Metals NMT 20 ppm NMT 10 ppm
Organic Volatile impurities Meets the Requirements
Residual Solvents Meets the Requirements
Water 51.0 % – 55.0 %
Assay 98.0 %-101.0% 98.0 %-101.0% 98.0 %-101.0%