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Substance Name: Struvite
RN: 15490-91-2
UNII: AW3EJL1462
InChIKey: CKMXBZGNNVIXHC-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Note

  • The mineral magnesium ammonium phosphate with the formula NH4MgPO4. It is associated with urea-splitting organisms in a high magnesium, high phosphate, alkaline environment. Accumulation of crystallized struvite is found in the urinary tract as struvite CALCULI and as scale on sewage system equipment and wastewater pipes.

Molecular Formula

  • H3-N.H3-O4-P.6H2-O.Mg

Molecular Weight

  • 245.4024
 

Classification Codes

  • Coagulants
  • Hematologic Agents
  • Hemostatics
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Struvite

MeSH Heading

  • Struvite

Synonyms

  • Magnesium ammonium phosphate hexahydrate
  • UNII-AW3EJL1462

Systematic Name

  • Struvite ((NH4)Mg(PO4).6H2O)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 15490-91-2

FDA UNII

  • AW3EJL1462

Related Registry Number

  • 7785-21-9 (H3PO4-ammonium-magnesium[1:1:1])

System Generated Number

  • 0015490912

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • H3-N.H3-O4-P.6H2-O.Mg

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • COMPONENT
  • H2-O
  • H3-N
  • H3-O4-P
  • Mg

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/Mg.H3N.H3O4P.6H2O/c;;1-5(2,3)4;;;;;;/h;1H3;(H3,1,2,3,4);6*1H2/q+2;;;;;;;;/p-2

InChIKey

CKMXBZGNNVIXHC-UHFFFAOYSA-L

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[NH4+].O.O.O.O.O.O.[Mg+2].[O-]P(=O)([O-])[O-]