Magnesium chloride

CAS Registry Number®

7786-30-3
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CAS Name

Magnesium chloride

Molecular Formula

Cl2Mg

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Compound Properties

  • Boiling Point (1)

    1412 °C
  • Melting Point (2)

    712 °C
  • Density (1)

    2.32 g/cm³

Source(s)

  • (1) Hazardous Substances Data Bank data were obtained from the National Library of Medicine (US)
  • (2) International Chemical Safety Cards data were obtained from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (US)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/2ClH.Mg/h2*1H;/q;;+2/p-2

InChIKey

InChIKey=TWRXJAOTZQYOKJ-UHFFFAOYSA-L

SMILES

[Mg](Cl)Cl

Canonical SMILES

Cl[Mg]Cl

Other Names for this Substance

  • Magnesium chloride (MgCl2)
  • Magnesium chloride
  • Magnesium dichloride
  • Magnogene
  • Aerotex Accelerator MX

Deleted or Replaced CAS Registry Numbers

12285-34-6, 77069-22-8, 1122625-86-8