What is Magnesium Chloride

In agriculture it is used for dust control, soil stabilisation, and wind erosion mitigation. It is widely used in medicines, where as a mineral supplement it is used to prevent and treat low amounts of magnesium in the blood. Another real-world usage is for low-temperature de-icing of highways, sidewalks, and parking lots during winter.

  • Synonyms: Magnesium dichloride, Salt
  • INCI: Magnesium Chloride
  • Chemical Formula: MgCl2
  • CAS Number: 7786-30-3

Product Specifications


Chemical Formula MgCl2
CAS Number 7786-30-3
Molar Weight 95.205g/mol
Specific Gravity 2.41
Melting Point 714 °C

Uses and Applications for Magnesium Chloride


  • Pharma
  • Lubricants
  • Water Treatment
  • Cleaning
  • Coatings & Construction
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Agriculture
  • Cosmetics
  • Polymers

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