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Substance Name: Magnesium hydroxide [JAN]
RN: 1309-42-8
UNII: NBZ3QY004S
InChIKey: VTHJTEIRLNZDEV-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Note

  • An inorganic compound that occurs in nature as the mineral brucite. It acts as an antacid with cathartic effects.

Molecular Formulas

  • H2-Mg-O2
  • Mg-H2-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 58.3188
 

Classification Codes

  • Antacid
  • Antacids
  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Gastrointestinal Agents
  • Human Data
  • Laxative

Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Magnesium hydroxide [JAN]

Name of Substance

  • Magnesia, [milk of]
  • Magnesium hydroxide
  • Magnesium hydroxide [USP:JAN]

MeSH Heading

  • Magnesium hydroxide

Synonyms

  • 200-06H
  • Alcanex NHC 25
  • Asahi Glass 200-06
  • Baschem 12
  • CCRIS 3342
  • Combustrol 500
  • DP 393
  • DSB 100
  • Duhor
  • Duhor N
  • Ebson RF
  • EC 215-170-3
  • EINECS 215-170-3
  • FloMag H
  • FloMag HUS
  • HSDB 659
  • Hydro-mag MA
  • Hydrofy G 1.5
  • Hydrofy G 2.5
  • Hydrofy N
  • Ki 22-5B
  • Kisuma 4AF
  • Kisuma 5
  • Kisuma 5A
  • Kisuma 5B
  • Kisuma 5B-N
  • Kisuma 5BG
  • Kisuma 5E
  • Kisuma 78
  • Kisuma S 4
  • KX 8S(A)
  • KX 8S(B)
  • Kyowamag F
  • Lycal 96 HSE
  • Mag Chem MH 10
  • Magmesia hydrate
  • MagneClear 58
  • Magnesia magma
  • Magnesia, [milk of]
  • Magnesiamaito
  • Magnesium dihydroxide
  • Magnesium hydroxide
  • Magnesium hydroxide (Mg(OH)2)
  • Magnesium hydroxide gel
  • Magnesium oxide (Mg(OH)2)
  • Magnesium(II) hydroxide
  • Magnifin H 10
  • Magox
  • Marinco H
  • Marinco H 1241
  • Martinal VPF 8812
  • Milk of magnesia
  • Milmag
  • Mint-O-Mag
  • Nemalite
  • Oxaine M
  • Phillips Magnesia Tablets
  • Phillips Milk of Magnesia Liquid
  • Reachim
  • S/G 84
  • Star 200
  • UNII-NBZ3QY004S
  • Versamag

Systematic Names

  • Magnesium hydroxide
  • Magnesium hydroxide (Mg(OH)2)

Superlist Names

  • Magnesium hydroxide
  • Magnesium hydroxide slurry

Mixture Names

  • Arthritis Pain Formula Maximum Strength
  • Ascriptin
  • Calcitrel
  • Camalox
  • Di-Gel
  • Gelusil
  • Haley's MO
  • Kudrox
  • Maalox
  • Maalox Plus
  • Mylanta
  • Simeco Suspension
  • WinGel

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 1309-42-8

FDA UNII

  • NBZ3QY004S

Other Registry Numbers

  • 12195-86-7
  • 13760-51-5
  • 1395893-88-5

System Generated Number

  • 0001309428

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/Mg.2H2O/h;2*1H2/q+2;;/p-2

InChIKey

VTHJTEIRLNZDEV-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Smiles

[Mg](O)O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
infant TDLo oral 2747mg/kg (2747mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

BEHAVIORAL: COMA
Journal of Toxicology, Clinical Toxicology. Vol. 29, Pg. 215, 1991.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 815mg/kg (815mg/kg)   Drugs in Japan Vol. -, Pg. 1131, 1990.
mouse LD50 oral 8500mg/kg (8500mg/kg)   Drugs in Japan Vol. -, Pg. 1131, 1990.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 2780mg/kg (2780mg/kg)   Drugs in Japan Vol. -, Pg. 1131, 1990.
rat LD50 oral 8500mg/kg (8500mg/kg)   Drugs in Japan Vol. -, Pg. 1131, 1990.