Magnesium Trisilicate BP USP & Commercial Pure Analytical Reagent FCC Food Grade Manufacturers, with SDS MSDS Sheet

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Magnesium Trisilicate CAS Number 14987-04-3 or (39365-87-2 for hydrate), EINECS EC Number 239-076-7, HS Code ---**; Molecular Weight 260.86, Molecular Formula: Mg2O8Si3

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Magnesium Trisilicate
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Magnesium Trisilicate

Magnesium trisilicate is an inorganic compound that is used as a food additive. The additive is often employed by fast food chains to absorb fatty acids and remove impurities that form in edible oils during the frying process.

Magnesium Trisilicate BP Ph Eur Grade Specifications

It has a variable composition corresponding approximately to Mg2Si3O8,xH2O.

— magnesium oxide: minimum 29.0 per cent (ignited substance),
— silicon dioxide: minimum 65.0 per cent (ignited substance).

Appearance: White or almost white powder.
Solubility: Practically insoluble in water and in ethanol (96 per cent).

A. 10.25 g gives the reaction of silicates.
B. 1 ml of solution S (see Tests) neutralized with dilute sodium hydroxide solution gives the reaction of magnesium.

Solution S: To 2.0 g add a mixture of 4 ml of nitric acid and 4 ml of distilled water. Heat to boiling with frequent shaking. Add 12 ml of distilled water and allow to cool. Filter or centrifuge to obtain a clear solution and dilute to 20 ml with distilled water.
Alkalinity: To 10.0 g in a 200 ml conical flask, add 100.0 g of water and heat on a water-bath for 30 min. Allow to cool and make up to the initial mass with water R. Allow to stand and filter or centrifuge until a clear liquid is obtained. To 10 ml of this liquid add 0.1 ml of phenolphthalein solution. Not more than 1.0 ml of 0.1 M hydrochloric acid is required to change the colour of the indicator.
Water-soluble salts: Maximum 1.5 per cent. In a platinum dish, evaporate to dryness on a water-bath 20.0 ml of the liquid obtained in the test for alkalinity. The residue, ignited to constant mass at 900 ± 50 °C, weighs a maximum of 30 mg.
Chlorides: Maximum 500 ppm.
Sulphates: Maximum 0.5 per cent.
Arsenic: Maximum 4 ppm, determined on 2.5 ml of solution S.
Heavy metals: Maximum 40 ppm.
Loss on ignition: 17 per cent to 34 per cent, determined on 0.5 g by ignition to constant mass at 900 ± 50 °C in a platinum crucible.
Acid-absorbing capacity: Suspend 0.25 g in 0.1 M hydrochloric acid , dilute to 100.0 ml with the same acid and allow to stand for 2 h in a water-bath at 37 ± 0.5 °C, with frequent shaking. Allow to cool. To 20.0 ml of the supernatant solution add 0.1 ml of bromophenol blue solution and titrate with 0.1 M sodium hydroxide until a blue colour is obtained. The acid-absorbing capacity is not less than 100.0 ml of 0.1 M hydrochloric acid per gram.

Magnesium Trisilicate USP Grade Specifications
2MgO3SiO2xH2O -- (anhydrous) 260.86
Silicic acid (H4Si3O8), magnesium salt (1:2), hydrate.
Magnesium silicate hydrate (Mg2Si3O8xH2O) [CAS 39365-87-2].
Anhydrous [CAS 14987-04-3].

Magnesium Trisilicate is a compound of Magnesium Oxide and silicon dioxide with varying proportions of water. It contains not less than 20.0 percent of magnesium oxide (MgO) and not less than 45.0 percent of silicon dioxide (SiO2).

A: Mix about 500 mg with 10 mL of 3 N hydrochloric acid, filter, and neutralize the filtrate to litmus paper with 6 N ammonium hydroxide: the neutralized filtrate responds to the tests for Magnesium.
B: Prepare a bead by fusing a few crystals of sodium ammonium phosphate on a platinum loop in the flame of a Bunsen burner. Place the hot, transparent bead in contact with Magnesium Trisilicate, and again fuse: silica floats about in the bead, producing, upon cooling, an opaque bead with a web-like structure.
Water: Weigh accurately about 1 g in a tared platinum crucible provided with a cover. Gradually apply heat to the crucible at first, then strongly ignite to constant weight: it loses between 17.0% and 34.0% of its weight.
Soluble salts: Boil 10.0 g with 150 mL of water for 15 minutes. Cool to room temperature, allow the mixture to stand for 15 minutes, filter with the aid of suction, transfer the filtrate to a 200-mL volumetric flask, dilute with water to volume, and mix. Evaporate 50.0 mL of this solution, representing 2.5 g of the Trisilicate, in a tared platinum dish to dryness, and ignite gently to constant weight: the weight of the residue does not exceed 38.0 mg (1.5%).
Chloride: A 20-mL portion of the diluted filtrate prepared in the test for Soluble salts, representing 1 g of Magnesium Trisilicate, shows no more chloride than corresponds to 0.75 mL of 0.020 N hydrochloric acid (0.055%).
Sulfate: Treat the residue obtained in the test for Soluble salts with 2 mL of hydrofluoric acid, and evaporate on a steam bath to dryness. Mix the residue with water, transfer to a filter, and wash, using approximately 50 mL of water for the complete procedure. Heat the filtrate to boiling, and add 0.1 mL of hydrochloric acid and 5 mL of barium chloride TS. Maintain the mixture near its boiling point for 1 hour, filter, wash the precipitate thoroughly with water, dry, and ignite to constant weight: the weight of the residue does not exceed 30 mg (0.5%).
Free alkali: Add 2 drops of phenolphthalein TS to 20 mL of the diluted filtrate prepared in the test for Soluble salts, representing 1 g of the Trisilicate: if a pink color is produced, not more than 1.0 mL of 0.10 N hydrochloric acid is required to discharge it.
Arsenic: 8 ppm.
Heavy metals: the limit is 0.003%.
Acid-consuming capacity: Weigh accurately about 200 mg into a glass-stoppered, 125-mL conical flask. Add 30.0 mL of 0.1 N hydrochloric acid VS and 20.0 mL of water. Place the flask in a bath maintained at 37 , and shake the mixture occasionally during a period of 4 hours but leave the mixture undisturbed during the last 15 minutes of the heating period. Cool to room temperature. To 25.0 mL of the supernatant add methyl red TS, and titrate the excess acid with 0.1 N sodium hydroxide VS. One g of Magnesium Trisilicate, calculated on the anhydrous basis, consumes not less than 140 mL and not more than 160 mL of 0.10 N hydrochloric acid.
Ratio of SiO2 to MgO: between 2.10 and 2.37.

Magnesium Silicate FCC Food Grade Specifications
Synthetic Magnesium Silicate
INS: 553(i) CAS 1343-88-0

Magnesium Silicate occurs as a very fine, white powder free from grittiness. It is a synthetic, usually amorphous form of magnesium silicate in which the molar ratio of magnesium oxide (MgO) to silicon dioxide (SiO2) is approximately 2:5. It is insoluble in water and in alcohol, but is readily decomposed by mineral acids. The pH of a 1:10 slurry is between 7.0 and 10.8.

Function: Anti-caking agent; filter aid.

A. Mix about 500 mg of sample with 10 mL of 2.7 N hydrochloric acid, filter, and neutralize the filtrate to litmus paper with 6 N ammonium hydroxide. The neutralized filtrate gives positive tests for Magnesium.
B. Prepare a bead by fusing a few crystals of sodium ammonium phosphate on a platinum loop in the flame of a Bunsen burner. Place the hot, transparent bead in contact with a sample, and again fuse. Silica floats about in the bead, producing, upon cooling, an opaque bead with a web-like structure.
Assay: Not less than 15.0% of MgO and not less than 67.0% of SiO2, calculated on the ignited basis.
Fluoride: Not more than 10 mg/kg.
Free Alkali (as NaOH): Not more than 1%.
Lead: Not more than 5 mg/kg.
Loss on Drying and Loss on Ignition: Not more than the percentage stated or within the range claimed by the vendor.
Soluble Salts: Not more than 3.0%.

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Magnesium Trisilicate SDS, Safety Data Sheet
MSDS Sheet, Material Safety Data Sheet

Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification

Product Name & Other Names: Magnesium Trisilicate or di-Magnesium trisilicate or Magnesii trisilicas.
CAS Number: 14987-04-3 for anhydrous or 39365-87-2 for hydrate
EINECS EC Code: 239-076-7
Chemical Formula: Mg2O8Si3 as anhydrous
Molecular Weight: 260.86 as anhydrous
Relevant uses and uses advised against (if any) : Industrial Manufacturing.
Suppliers: As per letterhead.

Section 2: Hazards Identification

GHS, Globally Harmonized System Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910
Classification according to Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008

Not a hazardous substance or mixture according to Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008.
This substance is not classified as dangerous according to Directive 67/548/EEC.

Labeling according GHS & Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008

GHS Label Elements

Signal Word: None

Hazards not otherwise classified (HNOC):
May causes mild skin irritation.
May causes mild eye irritation.

Precautionary statements:
P261: Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
P262: Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
P281: Use personal protective equipment as required.
P302+P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P304+P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P305+P351+P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P337+313: If eye irritation persists get medical advice/attention.

Section 3: Composition and Information on Ingredients

Product Name & Other Names: Magnesium Trisilicate or di-Magnesium trisilicate or Magnesii trisilicas.
CAS Number: 14987-04-3 for anhydrous or 39365-87-2 for hydrate
EINECS EC Code: 239-076-7

Section 4: First Aid Measures

Always seek medical advice after the first aid treatment.

Skin: Rinse with water. Soap may be used. Seek Medical Aid.
Eyes: Wash eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, lifting lids occasionally. Seek Medical Aid.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Ingestion: If swallowed, induce vomiting immediately after giving two glasses of water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Notes to Physician: Treat symptomatically.

Section 5: Fire and Explosion Data

Flammability of the Product: Non-flammable.
Auto-Ignition Temperature: Not applicable.
Flash Points: Not applicable.
Flammable Limits: Not applicable.
Products of Combustion: Magnesium oxide, Silicon Oxides.
Fire Fighting Media and Instructions: Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.
Special Information: In the event of a fire, wear full protective clothing and NIOSH-approved self-contained breathing apparatus with full face piece operated in the pressure demand or other positive pressure mode. At high temperatures under fire conditions, it may produce toxic or irritating fumes. Fire-extinguishing work is done from the windward and the suitable fire-extinguishing method according to the surrounding situation is used. Uninvolved persons should evacuate to a safe place.

Section 6: Accidental Release Measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment, and emergency procedures: Ventilate area of leak or spill. Avoid breathing dust/fumes/gas/mist/vapors/spray. Use individual protective equipment (waterproof boots, suitable protective clothing, safety glasses, etc.). Restrict unprotected personnel from the area. Prevent any contact with hot surfaces. Do not approach facing the wind. Do not touch the spilled material.
Environmental precautions: Do not let the product enter drains, soil, or water sources.
Methods and materials used for containment Cleanup procedures and Storage:
Small Spill: Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and dispose of according to legal requirements.
Large Spill: Contain spilled material. Cover with an inert, non-combustible absorbent material, (e.g. sand, earth, diatomaceous earth, vermiculite). Vacuum or sweep-up and remove to an approved disposal container. Do not inhale vapors, mist, or gas. Avoid dust formation. Finish cleaning by spreading water on the contaminated surface and allow to evacuate as per law.

Section 7: Handling and Storage

Precautions for safe handling: Apply according to good manufacturing and industrial hygiene practices. Ensure proper ventilation. Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not drink, eat, or smoke while handling. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, and clothing. Minimize dust generation. Avoid breathing dust/fumes/gas/mist/vapors/spray. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Use individual protective equipment (waterproof boots, suitable protective clothing, safety glasses, etc.). Prevent any contact with hot surfaces.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities: Store in cool, dry, and ventilated area away from heat sources and protected from sunlight in tightly closed original container. Keep air contact to a minimum. Store protected from heat, sparks and ignition sources and incompatible materials. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid inhalation of dust/mist/vapor. Do not store with incompatible materials like strong oxidizing agents and acids.

Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

Engineering Controls: Use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation, or other engineering controls to keep airborne levels below recommended exposure limits. If user operations generate dust, fume, or mist, use ventilation to keep exposure to airborne contaminants low.
Ventilation System: A system of local and/or general exhaust is recommended to keep employee exposures as low as possible. Local exhaust ventilation is generally preferred because it can control the emissions of the contaminant at its source, preventing dispersion of it into the general work area.
Personal Respirators (NIOSH Approved): For conditions of use where exposure to dust or mist is apparent and engineering controls are not feasible, a particulate respirator may be worn. For emergencies or instances where the exposure levels are not known, use a full-face positive-pressure, air-supplied respirator.
Skin Protection: Wear protective gloves and clean body-covering clothing.
Eye Protection: Use chemical safety goggles and/or full face shield where dusting or splashing of solutions is possible. Maintain eye wash fountain and quick-drench facilities in work area.
Other Control Measures: Maintain good housekeeping in work area. Dust deposits on floors and other surfaces may pick up moisture and cause the surfaces to become slippery and present safety hazards. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands after handling.

Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties

Physical state and appearance: Solid white to off-white powder or granules.
Odor: Odorless.
Odor threshold: Not available.
pH: Not available.
Relative density: around 2.5
Melting point/freezing point: Not available.
Initial boiling point and boiling range: Not available.
Flash point: Not available.
Auto-ignition temperature: Not available.
Decomposition temperature: Not available.
Upper/lower flammability or explosive limits: Not available.
Vapor pressure: Not available.
Vapor density: Not available.
Evaporation rate: Not available.
Flammability (solid, gas): Not available.
Partition coefficient: n-octanol/water: Not available.
Solubility(ies): Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Chemical Formula: Mg2O8Si3 as anhydrous
Molecular Weight: 260.86 as anhydrous

Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data

Stability: It is stable in room temperature in closed containers under normal storage & handling.
Conditions of instability: Incompatible materials
Incompatibility with various substances: Strong oxidizing agents, acids.
Polymerization: Will not occur.

Section 11: Toxicological Information

Toxicity to Animals: No data available.
Carcinogenic Effects: Not a reported carcinogen by IARC, NTP, ACGIH, OSHA.
Mutagenic Effects: Not available.
Teratogenic Effects: Not available.
Developmental Toxicity: Not available.
Reproductive Effects: No information available.

Section 12: Ecological Information

Ecotoxicity: No specific data or information available regarding environmental impact. High alkalinity of material when in solution or suspension may pose localized adverse effects.
Persistence and Degradability: No information available.
Mobility: No information available.
Bioaccumulation/ Accumulation: No information available.
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment: No data available for assessment.

Section 13: Disposal Considerations

Waste Disposal: Waste must be disposed of in accordance with federal, state, and local environmental control regulations.

Section 14: Transport Information

DOT USA, TDG Canada & ADR/RID Europe: Not dangerous goods
IMDG/IMO: Not dangerous goods
IATA: Not dangerous goods.

Section 15: Other Regulatory Information

USA Federal and State Regulations:
California Prop. 65 Components: This product does not contain any chemicals known to State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or any other reproductive harm.

Section 16 - Additional Information

DISCLAIMER: The information and recommendations set forth herein are presented in good faith and believed correct as of the date hereof. It is compiled from various sources and it is not necessarily all inclusive nor fully adequate in every circumstance. In addition, these suggestions should not be confused with nor followed in violation of applicable laws, regulations, rules or insurance requirements applicable. This MSDS sheet is intended only as a guide to the appropriate precautionary handling of the material by a properly trained person using this product. Individuals receiving the information must exercise their independent judgment in determining its appropriateness for a particular purpose.