Product Information
ApplicationMagnesium oxide light extra pure Ph Eur,BP,USP,E 530
Biological Information
Physicochemical Information
Boiling point3600 °C (1000 hPa)
Density3.58 g/cm3 (25 °C)
Melting Point2800 °C
pH value10.3 (H₂O, 20 °C) (saturated solution)
Bulk density100 kg/m3
Materials Information
Toxicological Information
Safety Information according to GHS
Precautionary Statement(s)P260: Do not breathe dust.
Storage class10 - 13 Other liquids and solids
WGKWGK 1 slightly hazardous to water
Inorganic salts: Container I. Neutral solutions of the these salts: Container D. Before placing in Container D, check the pH with pH-Universal indicator strips (Item No. 109535).
Safety Information
S PhraseS 22
Do not breathe dust.
Product Usage Statements
Storage and Shipping Information
StorageStore at +5°C to +30°C.
Packaging Information
Transport Information
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RIDKein Gefahrgut
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGRNo Dangerous Good
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-CodeNo Dangerous Good
Supplemental Information
Assay (complexometric, calc. on the ignited basis)98.0 - 100.5 %
Assay (complexometric, calculated on the ignited basis according to USP)96.0 - 100.5 %
Identitypasses test
Appearance of solutionpasses test
Substances soluble in water≤ 1.0 %
Substances insoluble in acetic acid≤ 0.1 %
Substances insoluble in acid≤ 0.1 %
Free alkali (as NaOH)≤ 0.6 %
Chloride (Cl)≤ 0.15 %
Sulfate (SO₄)≤ 0.5 %
As (Arsenic)≤ 0.0003 %
Ca (Calcium)≤ 1.0 %
Co (Cobalt)*≤ 0.0010
Fe (Iron)≤ 0.05 %
Ni (Nickel)*≤ 0.1000
Pb (Lead)≤ 0.0002 %
V (Vanadium)*≤ 0.0010
Heavy metals (as Pb)≤ 0.0020 %
Residual solvents (ICH Q3C)excluded by manufacturing process
Loss on ignition (900 °C)≤ 5.0 %
Bulk density≤ 0.15 g/ml
Elemental impurity specifications have been set considering ICH Q3D (Guideline for Elemental Impurities). Class 1-3 elements are not likely to be present above the ICH Q3D option 1 limit, unless specified and indicated (*).
Corresponds to Ph Eur, BP, USP, E 530
Conforms to the purity criteria on food additives according to the current European Commission Regulation.


Magnesium oxide SDS


Safety Data Sheet (SDS) 

Magnesium oxide Certificates of Analysis

Product Number PackagingSpecificationLot Number
1058621000 Fibre cartonPDF Specification Document
1.05862.9020 Drum, fibrePDF Specification Document



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