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Stock No. CAS MSDS Specification COA
NS6130-12-001125 7789-48-2 MSDS pdf Specification pdf COA pdf

Magnesium Bromide

Product: Magnesium Bromide (MgBr2, Purity 99%, APS: 40-60µm)


Particles Size Analysis - MgBr2

Particles Size Analysis - MgBr2

Product Magnesium Bromide
Stock No. NS6130-12-001125
CAS 7789-48-2 Confirm
Purity 99% Confirm
APS 40-60µm Confirm
Tinting Strength 95-105% Confirm
Molecular Formula MgBr2 Confirm
Molecular Weight 184.11 g•mol−1 Confirm
Form Powder Confirm
Color White Confirm
Density 3.27 g/cm³ Confirm
Melting point 711 °C Confirm
Boiling point 1250°C Confirm
Solubility Soluble in Ethanol
Quality Control Each lot of Magnesium Bromide was tested successfully.
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Typical Chemical Analysis

Assay 99%
Other Metal 8500ppm

Expert Reviews

Dr. Baron Augustin, Ph.D (TUM), (Technical University of Munich, Germany)

Magnesium bromide (MgBr2) is a chemical compound of magnesium and bromine that is white and deliquescent. It is often used as a mild sedative and as an anticonvulsant for treatment of nervous disorders. It is water-soluble and somewhat soluble in alcohol. It can be found naturally in small amounts in some minerals such as: bischofite and carnallite, and in sea water, such as that of the Dead Sea.

Dr. Darren Chandler, Ph.D, (Manchester Metropolitan University, U.K)

Magnesium bromide is used as a catalyst for many reactions. The first being a solvent free one pot synthesis of dihydropyrimidinones which are used most often in the pharmaceutical world. Dihydropyrimidinones are used in medications such as calcium channel blockers, and HIVgp-120-CD4 inhibitors.

Dr. Ms. Cristiana Barzetti, (University of Cagliari-Department of Chemical Engineering and Material Science, Italy)

Magnesium bromide in combination with CH2Cl2 catalyzes a reaction that causes specific symmetry and chiral centers through hydrogenation of alkenes. Magnesium bromide when bonded to other functional groups has shown more practical uses other than catalyzing reactions. When bonded to an ethyl group it is used for regiospecific analysis of triglycerols.

Dr. Mark Brown, (Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, USA)

Magnesium bromide hexahydrate is being worked with to be used as a flame retardant. It was found that if 0.125 mol/L of magnesium bromide was added to a cotton material it acted as a flame retardant.Magnesium bromide was used to synthesize the first stable magnesium silylenoid.

Dr. Jang Huang, Ph.D, (Shandong Science and Technology University, China)

Magnesium bromide formation with the help of Magnesium has an electronic configuration of 2.8.2. It has to lose 2 electrons to attain a stable electronic configuration and octet valance shell structure resembling that of noble gases. Hence it has a charge of 2+, Mg2+ and Bromine is a diatomic halogen molecule that exists as Br2, volatile liquid at room temperature and pressure. As an ion it has a charge of 1-, Br-because it has to gain an electron to attain stable electronic configuration and octet valance shell structure resembling that of noble gases.

Magnesium Bromide

Magnesium Bromide

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