- Sulfuric acid magnesium salt (1:1)
Colorless rhombic crystals.
Weighting cotton & silk, incr bleaching action of chlorinated lime, manufacture of mother of pearl & frosted papers, fire-proofing fabrics, dyeing & printing calicos, in fertilizers, explosives, matches, mineral water.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Drug; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector; Human Data
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
Decomposition point, °C
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Keep container tightly closed. Use with adequate ventilation.
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's use.
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation.
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Moisture. Explosive when heated with ethoxyethynl alcohols.
Sulfur oxides (SOx), including sulfur oxide and sulfur dioxide.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Material will not burn. Decomposes at high temperatures, resulting in toxic and corrosive products. Extinguishing media: Use extinguishing media most appropriate for the surrounding fire. In case of fire use water fog, dry chemical, carbon dioxide or alcohol type foam.
F (Not subject to toxicity classification)
Causes gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Ingestion of large amounts of magnesium may decrease the amount of acetylcholine liberated by motor nerve impulse.
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
May cause skin irritation.
May cause mild eye irritation.
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid.
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Wash clothing before reuse.
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
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