Magnesium Trisilicate Excipient | Uses, Suppliers, and Specifications
Magnesium Trisilicate is an inorganic chemical substance composed of Magnesium oxide and Silicon dioxide. It corresponds to the chemical formula 2MgO.3SiO2.xH 2 O. The amount of Magnesium oxide, silicon dioxide, and water are specified in monographs of the USP-NF, and Ph.Eur. Pharmaceutical-grade Magnesium silicate is available as an odourless and tasteless, fine, white or cream-coloured powder.
Pharmacopoeial Compliance: USP-NF; Ph.Eur; B.P
Synonyms and Trade Names: Magnesium Trisilicate; E553a; Magnesium Mesotrisilicate; Silicic Acid, Magnesium Salt
Uses and Applications: Anticaking Agent; Glidant and Therapeutic Agent (Antacid)
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