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Magnesium Citrate BP

Magnesium citrate is a magnesium preparation in salt form with citric acid in a 1:1 ratio. It is fine white water soluble powder.


Used in the pill form as a magnesium dietary supplement. As a food additive, magnesium citrate is used to regulate acidity and is known as E number E345.


Product Name: Magnesium Citrate
Molecular Formula: Mg3(C6H5O7)2
Molecular Weight: 451.1 g/mol
CAS No.: 3344-18-1



Test Specification
Characters It occurs as a white or almost white, fine, slightly hygroscopic powder.

Test A

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Test C

Test D


(a)It responds to the test for citrate

(b)It responds to the test for magnesium

(c) Test for pH- Between 6.0 and 8.5

(d) Loss on drying – not more than 3.5%

Solubility Soluble in water, practically insoluble in ethanol (96%). It dissolves in dilute hydrochloric acid
pH Between 6.0 and 8.5
Appearance of Solution Solution is not more opalescent than reference suspension III and not more intensely colored than reference solutions Y7 or BY6
Oxalates Not more than 280ppm
Loss on drying Not more than 3.5%
Sulfates Not more than 0.2%
Heavy metals Not more than 10ppm
Iron Not more than 100ppm
Calcium Not more than 0.2%
Assay Not less than 15.0% and not more than 16.5% of Magnesium (Mg), calculated on dried 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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