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≥90 Magnesium tert-Butoxide
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Magnesium tert-Butoxide Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula C8H18MgO2
Molecular Weight 170.53
Appearance White to beige powder
Melting Point N/A
Boiling Point N/A
Density N/A
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 170.115722
Monoisotopic Mass 170.115722

Magnesium tert-Butoxide Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements H228-H314
Hazard Codes F,C
Risk Codes 11-14-34
Safety Statements 26-36/37/39-43-45
RTECS Number N/A
Transport Information UN 2921 8/PG 2
WGK Germany 2

About Magnesium tert-Butoxide

Magnesium Tert-Butoxide is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Magnesium tert-Butoxide Synonyms

Magnesium di-tert-butoxide; Magnesium bis(2-methylpropan-2-olate); 2-propanol, 2-methyl-, magnesium salt (2:1); magnesium 2-methylpropan-2-olate; MTB

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula (CH3)3COMgOC(CH3)3
MDL Number MFCD03788761
EC No. 250-931-3
Beilstein/Reaxys No. 3979348
Pubchem CID 11309787
IUPAC Name magnesium; 2-methylpropan-2-olate
SMILES [Mg+2].[O-]C(C)(C)C.[O-]C(C)(C)C
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/2C4H9O.Mg/c2*1-4(2,3)5;/h2*1-3H3;/q2*-1;+2

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

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Magnesium Bohr ModelSee more Magnesium products. Magnesium (atomic symbol: Mg, atomic number: 12) is a Block S, Group 2, Period 3 element with an atomic mass of 24.3050. The number of electrons in each of Magnesium's shells is [2, 8, 2] and its electron configuration is [Ne] 3s2. The magnesium atom has a radius of 160 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 173 pm. Magnesium was discovered by Joseph Black in 1775 and first isolated by Sir Humphrey Davy in 1808. Magnesium is the eighth most abundant element in the earth's crust and the fourth most common element in the earth as a whole. Elemental MagnesiumIn its elemental form, magnesium has a shiny grey metallic appearance and is an extremely reactive. It is can be found in minerals such as brucite, carnallite, dolomite, magnesite, olivine and talc. Commercially, magnesium is primarily used in the creation of strong and lightweight aluminum-magnesium alloys, which have numerous advantages in industrial applications. The name "Magnesium" originates from a Greek district in Thessaly called Magnesia.


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