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Substance Name: Magnesium chloride anhydrous
RN: 7786-30-3
UNII: 59XN63C8VM
InChIKey: TWRXJAOTZQYOKJ-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Note

  • Magnesium chloride. An inorganic compound consisting of one magnesium and two chloride ions. The compound is used in medicine as a source of magnesium ions, which are essential for many cellular activities. It has also been used as a cathartic and in alloys.

Molecular Formula

  • Cl2-Mg

Molecular Weight

  • 95.211
 

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Herbicide
  • Mutation Data

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Magnesium chloride
  • Magnesium chloride anhydrous

MeSH Heading

  • Magnesium chloride

Synonyms

  • Aerotex Accelerator MX
  • Caswell No. 531
  • CCRIS 3961
  • DUS-top
  • EC 232-094-6
  • EINECS 232-094-6
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 013902
  • HSDB 657
  • Magnesium chloride
  • Magnesium chloride (Mg2Cl4)
  • Magnesium chloride (MgCl2)
  • Magnesium dichloride
  • Magnogene
  • NSC 529832
  • TMT 2
  • UNII-59XN63C8VM

Systematic Names

  • Magnesium chloride
  • Magnesium chloride (MgCl2)

Superlist Names

  • Magnesium chloride
  • Magnesium chloride solution

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7786-30-3

FDA UNII

  • 59XN63C8VM

Other Registry Numbers

  • 1122625-86-8
  • 12285-34-6
  • 77069-22-8

System Generated Number

  • 0007786303

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/2ClH.Mg/h2*1H;/q;;+2/p-2

InChIKey

TWRXJAOTZQYOKJ-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Smiles

[Mg](Cl)Cl

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
dog LDLo intravenous 229mg/kg (229mg/kg) CARDIAC: ARRHYTHMIAS (INCLUDING CHANGES IN CONDUCTION)

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION
Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol. 1, Pg. 1, 1909.
mammal (species unspecified) LD50 intramuscular 1gm/kg (1000mg/kg)   Farmakologiya i Toksikologiya Vol. 9, Pg. 113, 1974.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 342mg/kg (342mg/kg)   Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Seances, Academie des Sciences. Vol. 256, Pg. 1043, 1963.
mouse LD50 intravenous 14mg/kg (14mg/kg)   Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 22, Pg. 150, 1972.
mouse LD50 oral 4700mg/kg (4700mg/kg)   Iyakuhin Kenkyu. Study of Medical Supplies. Vol. 21, Pg. 257, 1990.
rat LD50 oral 2800mg/kg (2800mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: OTHER CHANGES

CARDIAC: OTHER CHANGES
Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol. 35, Pg. 1, 1929.
rat LDLo intraperitoneal 225mg/kg (225mg/kg) CARDIAC: OTHER CHANGES

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: OTHER CHANGES
Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol. 35, Pg. 1, 1929.
rat LDLo subcutaneous 900mg/kg (900mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY) Endocrinology Vol. 24, Pg. 523, 1939.