What is Magnesium Sulfate?

Magnesium Sulfate is an inorganic salt that is generated when magnesite or magnesia is combined with sulfuric acid. It's an Industrial Chemical, that comes anhydrous/dry, heptahydrate or monohydrate, each holding the equivalent of 2 to 3 waters of crystallization.

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Magnesium Sulfate

 

What is Magnesium Sulfate used for?

Magnesium Sulfate is a highly efficient chemical product that has a wide range of economic uses.

  • Magnesium Sulfate is used to boost the amount of magnesium or sulfur in the soil.
  • Magnesium Sulfate is effectively utilized as a brewing salt and a coagulant in the production of tofu.
  • It is also employed in medicines used to treat asthma, constipation, and other ailments.
  • Magnesium Sulfate heptahydrate is generally intended for utilization in bottled water products as a flavor enhancer.
  • It's also crucial in the manufacturing of high-binding-power cement.
  • Magnesium Sulfate is a nutrient that contains magnesium.
  • It's a drug that's used to treat lead poisoning.
  • It's also utilized in isolation tanks as part of the solution.
  • It is used in the manufacturing of anti-wrinkle products by cosmetic companies.
  • It's also effectively employed in marine aquariums to keep the magnesium levels stable.

 

What is the Chemical Formula of Magnesium Sulfate?

The chemical formula of Magnesium Sulfate is MgSO4.

 

Is Magnesium Sulfate harmful to life?

When absorbed through the skin, Magnesium Sulfate can be irritating and hazardous. Even though Magnesium Sulfate is a medicine, it can be exceedingly deadly and life-threatening if consumed in large quantities. As a result, this substance should not be consumed without first seeking medical advice. 

 

Where is Magnesium Sulfate found? What is the appearance of Magnesium Sulfate?

Magnesium Sulfate occurs naturally as a mineral in dry lake beds. It's manufactured at a laboratory by mixing magnesium carbonate with sulfuric acid or by processing seawater or magnesium-containing industrial wastes. 

Magnesium Sulfate is a crystalline white substance with no detectable odor.

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Magnesium Sulfate

 

What are the Hazardous effects of Magnesium Sulfate?

During manufacturing, Magnesium Sulfate can produce flammable dust in the air. Because of the friction in mixing processes, static electricity can build up, which can be dangerous to one’s life. As a result, this substance should be treated as a hazardous substance.

 

What are precautionary measures necessary to be taken to handle Magnesium Sulfate?

The storage and disposal of this chemical must be carefully planned to avoid unintended consequences.

It is vital to maintain safe industrial hygiene standards and to wear protective equipment at all times when working with this chemical.

Other precautions include handwashing after each use, dust prevention, and working in a well-ventilated area.

Above all, Magnesium Sulfate should be kept away from oxidizing agents, strong acids or bases, food, beverages, and feed sources.

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Precaution measures of Magnesium Sulfate

 

What will happen if Magnesium Sulfate is heated?

Magnesium Sulfate in its anhydrous form is stable above 320°C. When heated at 1121°C, MgSO4 decomposes into magnesium oxide (MgO) and sulfur trioxide (SO3).

 

Is Magnesium Sulfate a soluble compound?

Magnesium Sulfate is hygroscopic, meaning it absorbs moisture. It dissolves readily in water and alcohol but not in acetone.

 

Where can I buy Magnesium Sulfate?

Here at Camachem, we have Magnesium Sulfate for sale. If you require bulk quantities of this chemical, it is available to be shipped in 25kg and 1000kg woven bags. Camachem has been directly shipping Magnesium Sulfate from China to the rest of the world for over a decade.

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Magnesium Sulfate Packaging

 

How much does Magnesium Sulfate cost?

The price of Magnesium Sulfate is affected by various factors including the cost of raw materials used in the manufacturing process. The estimated cost per tonne is $200.00.

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Magnesium Sulfate cost

 

What is the PH of Magnesium Sulfate?

It is soluble in water, and the PH value of the solution is usually around 10.5.

 

Is Magnesium Sulfate an electrolyte compound?

Magnesium Sulfate dissociates into positive magnesium ions and negative sulfate ions when dissolved in water, making it a strong electrolyte.

 

Can Magnesium Sulfate go down the drain?

Because Magnesium Sulfate does not biodegrade, it must be managed out of the environment as much as possible. It should not, under any circumstances, be permitted to enter the sewage system or open water, and it should not be disposed of with domestic garbage. As a result, disposal must be done following state or local regulations.

 

What is the difference between Magnesium Sulfate heptahydrate and manganese sulfate monohydrate?

Magnesium Sulfate Monohydrate has only one crystallization water, giving it the chemical formula MgSO4.H2O, whereas Magnesium Sulfate heptahydrate contains seven water of crystallization, giving it the chemical formula MgSO4.7H2O. Furthermore, Magnesium Sulfate occurs naturally or may be synthesized in laboratories, whereas Magnesium Sulfate heptahydrate does not. Similarly, the methods by which these compounds are used differ.