MgO-FCC Animal Feed

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MgO-FCC Animal Feed

Chemical Name:
Magnesium Oxide
Formula:

MgO

CAS Number:
1309-48-4

General & Use:

Feed Grade Magnesium Oxide meets the requirements of the Food Chemicals Codex (Sixth Edition) for use as a feed additive, GMP B2 Product Standard, 2002/46/EC.

Typical Properties:

Property

Magnesium Oxide as MgO (%)
98.8

Calcium as CaO (%)
0.7

Iron as Fe (%)
0.02

Acid Insoluble substances (%)
0.05

Loss on ignition (800° C) (%)
2

Arsenic as As (ppm)
<3

Cadmium as Cd (ppm)
<2

Fluorine (ppm)
<50

Lead as Pb (ppm)
<4

Mercury as Hg (ppm)
<0.5

Bulk Density (tapped) g/cc
0.35 – 0.60

Specifications:

Property

Identification
positive tests for Magnesium

Magnesium Oxide as MgO (%)
96.0-100.

Calcium as CaO (%)
<1.5

Iron as Fe (%)
<0.07

Alkalies (free) and soluble salts
passes test

Acid Insoluble substances (%)
<0.1

Loss on ignition (800° C) (%)
<10

Arsenic as As (ppm)
<3

Cadmium as Cd (ppm)
2

Fluorine (ppm)
<600

Lead as Pb (ppm)
<4

Mercury as Hg (ppm)
<0.5

Surface area
Available in a wide range

Appearance and Description

Free flowing white powder, almost insoluble in  water.  Insoluble in alcohol. Dissolves in dilute mineral acids. (Caution! Exothermic reaction!)

Packaging and Storage

Net 25 kg in heavy duty paper valve bags with coated barrier ply, or big bags. Store in original packaging in a dry, ventilated space. Shelf-life under suitable storage conditions: 2 years from date of manufacture.  Customer-tailored specifications and other packaging modes are available

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