Magnesium Chloride

CAS#: 7786-30-3

Synonyms: Magnesium chloride anhydrous; magnesium dichloride

Uses: Source of magnesium metal, disinfectants, fire extinguishers, fireproofing wood, magnesium oxychloride cement, refrigerating brines, ceramics, cooling drilling tools, textiles (size, dressing and filling of cotton and woolen fabrics, thread lubricant, carbonization of wool), paper manufacture, road dust-laying compounds, floor-sweeping compounds, flocculating agent, catalyst.

Hazard: Toxic by ingestion.