CHARACTERISTICS

  • Colorless or white crystals

DENSITY

  • (A) 2.32
  • (B) 1.56

MELTING POINT

  • (A) 70  0C
  • (b)100  0C

SOLUBILITY

  • Soluble in water and alcohol

EFFECTS

  • Explosive

PREPARATION

  • Obtained by reaction of hydrochloric acid on magnesium oxide

GRADES

  • Technical ( crystals, fused, flakes), C P

PRECAUTION

  • Poisonous in edible form

USES

  • Sizing, dressing and filling agent in textile industry,woolen fabric sizing, thread lubrication, and paper making

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