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Magnesium acetate tetrahydrate

Magnesium acetate tetrahydrate


White crystalline, hygroscopic powder made with food grade ingredients
•    Product ID : AC23
•    Purity : 99-100%
•    CAS : 16674-78-5
•    Molecular formula : C4H14MgO8
•    MW : 214.45g/mol
•    MP : 78-82C
•    Solubility : 1.0-1.3kg/L


Magnesium acetate tetrahydrate, Mg(CH3COO)2·4H2O,  is an ideal precursor for the synthesis of antimicrobial magnesium fluoride or oxide nanoparticles due to its exceptional solubility in water (1-1.3kg/L) and methanol (5.1-5.3kg/L). It is also routinely used as an intermediate, electrolyte, catalyst and analytical reagent in wet chemistry. In biochemical applications, Mg(CH3COO)2·4H2O is used as source of magnesium ions as a precipitant in protein purification.
Exemplary uses are summarized as follows:
•    Non-chloride salting out electrolyte
•    MgF2 nanoparticles precursor
•    Negative staining ingredient
•    Magnesium oxide precursor
•    deicer, replacing corrosive chloride salts
•    SOx and NOx absorbent
•    Precursor for solvated supramolecules such as Mg(OAc)2·(H2O)3·(EtOH), Mg3(OAc)6·2EtOH, etc.