Magnesium Aluminium Silicate USP
Magnesium Aluminium Silicate is odorless, fine powder. It is insoluble in water and alcohol.
It is refined to a powder for use in cosmetic and pharmaceutical applications as an absorbent, anticaking agent, opacifying agent, viscosity-increasing agent, suspending agent, tablet and capsule disintegrant, and tablet binder. It also has antacid properties and is used as a component of some over the counter antacid medications.
|Characters||It occurs odorless, tasteless, fine (micronized) powder, small cream to tan granules, or small flakes|
A. Specified test.
B. It meets the requirements of the test for Viscosity
C. It meets the requirements for Ratio of aluminum content to magnesium content in the test for Aluminum Content and Magnesium Content.
D. Its appearance corresponds to the description in the table in the Definition.
|Solubility||Insoluble in water and in alcohol. Swells when added to water or glycerin|
|Arsenic||Not more than 3 µg/g;|
|Lead||Not more than 15 µg/g|
|Loss on Drying||Not more than 8.0%|
|Acid demand||Not more than 4.0|
|Residual Solvents||Does not contain nor it is processed using any solvents of the classes|
|PSD||100% passing through 100 mesh|
|Assay: Ratio of aluminum content to magnesium content||Minimum 1.4 and Maximum 2.8|
Shelf life, Storage and Packing
It should be stored in a segregated area in a cool and ventilated place away from combustible materials. Keep in a tightly closed container, sealed until ready for use. It is packed in 25kg or 50kg HDPE bags or drums as required.
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We observe WHO Good manufacturing practice and Good laboratory practice.