Magnesium carbonate, basic
A white friable powder that has similar properties to Magnesium carbonate.
Synonyms and Related Terms
magnesium carbonate hydroxide; magnesia alba
Soluble in acids. Slightly soluble in water. Insoluble in ethanol.
Hazards and Safety
Nontoxic. Ingestion has a laxative effect. Noncombustible.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
- The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 5696