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Magnesium Acetate BP

Anhydrous magnesium acetate has the chemical formula Mg (CH3COO)2 and in its hydrated form, magnesium acetate tetrahydrate, it has the chemical formula


Mg (CH3COO)2.4H2O In this compound magnesium has an oxidation state of 2+. Magnesium acetate is the magnesium salt of acetic acid. It is deliquescent and upon heating, it decomposes to form magnesium oxide.


Magnesium acetate is commonly used as a source of magnesium or for the acetate ion in chemistry experiments.


Product Name: Magnesium Acetate
Molecular Formula: Mg (CH3COO)2.4H2O
Molecular Weight: 214.5g/mol
CAS No.: 16674-78-5



Test Specification
Characters Colorless crystals or white or almost white, crystalline powder

Test A

Test B


(a) White crystalline precipitate is formed.

(b) Specified test. It gives reaction of acetates.

Solubility Freely soluble in water and ethanol (96%)
pH Between 7.5 to 8.5
Chlorides Not more than 330 ppm
Nitrates Not more than 3 ppm
Sulfates Not more than 600 ppm
Aluminum Not more than 1ppm
Calcium Not more than 100 ppm
Potassium Not more than 0.1%
Sodium Not more than 0.5%
Readily oxidisable substances Specified test. Pink color is not completely discharged.
Water Between 33.0% to 35.0%
Heavy metals Not more than 40 ppm
Assay Not less than 98.0% and more than 101.0% (anhydrous basis)


Shelf life, Storage and Packing

It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.


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