Magnesium Chloride Hexahydrate

EP, USP + LEC + Microbiological requirements

CAS #:


Molecular Formula:

MgCl2 . 6H2O



Molecular Weight:

203.30 g/mol


Magnesium Chloride, Hexahydrate a chemical compound, serves as precursor to other magnesium compounds. We offer highly pure reagents suitable for biochemical research and analysis. The critical parameters involved are absence of inhibitors such as traces of heavy metals as well as biochemical function tests for enzymes, coenzymes and enzyme substrates.

Characters Unit Specification
Identity A (EP,BP) requirements
Identity B (EP,BP) requirements
Identity C (EP,BP) requirements
Identity A (USP) requirements
Identity B (USP) requirements
Appearance of solution (EP,BP) Correlates to test
Acidity or alkalinity (EP,BP) Correlates to test
Barium (USP) Correlates to test
Potassium (USP) Correlates to test
Residual solvents (USP) Correlates to test
Assay (EP,BP) % 98,0-101,0
Assay (USP) % 98,0-101,0
Aluminium (UCP) mg/kg <=1,0
Aluminium (EP,BP) mg/kg <=1,0
Water (EP,BP) % 51,00-55,00
Arsenic (EP,BP) mg/kg <=2,0
Bromides (EP,BP) mg/kg <=500,00
Sulfates (EP,BP) mg/kg <=100,0
Sulphates (USP) mg/kg <=50,0
Heavy Metals (as Pb) mg/kg <=10,0
Potassium (EP,BP) mg/kg <=500,0
Iron (EP,BP) mg/kg <=10,0
Calcium (USP) mg/kg <=100,0
Calcium (EP,BP) mg/kg <=1000,0
Insoluble matter in water (USP) % <=0,005
pH (5%) 4,50-7,00
Bacterial endotoxine lU/g <=5,000
TAMC 30oC (Total aerobic microbial count) cfu/g <=50
TYMC cfu/g <=10
Escherichia coli cfu/g
Staphylococcus aureus cfu/g
Pseudomonas aeruginosa cfu/g
Salmonella cfu/10g

Shelf Life/Retest Date: Magnesium Chloride Hexahydrate can be kept for at least 3 years if stored in a cool and dry place.

Storage/Shipping Conditions:

  • Keep container tightly closed in a cool, well-ventilated place.
  • Storage temperature recommended: < 25°C

Pack Sizes: 0.5 Kg and 5 Kg

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