Hummel Croton Inc.
10 Harmich Road
South Plainfield, NJ 07080

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Data Sheet
Magnesium Powder

Product Code 13-0300
Magnesium 99.5%
Volatile Matter 0.1%
Oil & Grease 0.02%
Carbides 0.004%
H2SO4 Insoluble 0.00%
Metallic Iron 0.05%
Total Iron 0.25%
Granulation As Required


PACKAGING:Unlined Metal Drums, Cans or Pails

USES: Magnesium powder is an alkaline earth metal produced in a variety of forms for use in flash bulbs, flares, recovery of titanium, dry cell batteries, optical mirrors, precision instruments and as a thermite mixture igniter.

HANDLING: Ground all handling and transfer operation involving magnesium powders. Avoid dusting of powders. Store in DOT approved containers. No smoking. Keep container sealed and dry. In case of fire use a class D type fire extinguisher. Do not use water. Water in contact with magnesium produces hydrogen gas and may cause an explosion. Flammable solid, hazardous substance. Since no exposure limit has been established by OSHA and ACGIH, we recommend that our product should be treated as a nuisance dust 15mg/m3. See SDS for more information.


SHIPPING INFORMATION: UN# 1418, Class 4.3, P.G. II, Label Code 4.3(4.2)

Magnesium Powder

CAS Number 7439-95-4
RTEC Number OM 2100000
Melting point 651 ° C
Water Solubility Insoluble
EINEC Number 2311046
Molecular Wt. 24.305
Molecular Formula Mg
Specific Gravity 1.738

No warranty, expressed or implied, or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or otherwise is made, except that the products herein discussed comply with the chemical description on the labels. Buyer assumes risks of the use, storage and handling. Hummel shall not be liable for any incidental or consequential damages arising directly or indirectly in connection with the purchase, use, storage or handling of this product. The information contained herein is, to the best of our knowledge, true and accurate. However, all recommendations or suggestions are made without guarantee, since the conditions of use are beyond our control. We disclaim any liability incurred in connection with the use of these data or suggestions. This information is not to be taken as a license to operate under, or a recommendation to infringe any patent(s). The observance of all regulations and patents is the responsibility of the user. No agent, representative or employee of this company is authorized to vary any terms of this notice.