Magnesium oxide

CAS Registry Number®

1309-48-4
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CAS Name

Magnesium oxide

Molecular Formula

MgO

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Compound Properties

  • Boiling Point (1)

    3600 °C
  • Melting Point (1)

    2800 °C
  • Density (1)

    3.58 g/cm³

Source(s)

  • (1) Hazardous Substances Data Bank data were obtained from the National Library of Medicine (US)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/Mg.O

InChIKey

InChIKey=CPLXHLVBOLITMK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

SMILES

[Mg]=O

Canonical SMILES

O=[Mg]

Other Names for this Substance

  • Magnesium oxide (MgO)
  • Magnesium oxide
  • Calcined magnesia
  • Magcal
  • Maglite

Deleted or Replaced CAS Registry Numbers

13589-16-7, 52933-73-0, 82375-77-7, 185461-91-0, 187036-80-2, 227961-49-1, 1193320-89-6, 2408628-73-7

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