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magnesium hydroxide:

see milk of magnesiamilk of magnesia,
common name for the chemical compound magnesium hydroxide, Mg(OH)2. The viscous, white, mildly alkaline mixture that is used medicinally as an antacid and laxative is a suspension of approximately 8% magnesium hydroxide in water.
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magnesium hydroxide

[mag′nē·zē·əm hī′dräk‚sīd]
(inorganic chemistry)
Mg(OH)2 A white powder, very slightly soluble in water, decomposing at 350°C; used as an intermediate in extraction of magnesium metal, and as a reagent in the sulfite wood pulp process. Also known as magnesium hydrate.

magnesium hydroxide

A white powder which is slightly soluble in water; in dolomitic-type limes used in plaster, its presence helps the lime to spread more easily.
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April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- PLS Logistics Services announces that is has entered into an agreement with Martin Marietta Magnesia Specialties, LLC to manage all of the inbound and outbound magnesium hydroxide slurry rail shipments at the company's Manistee, MI location.
The addition of the Kemgard portfolio strengthens Huber's current alumina trihydrate (ATH) and magnesium hydroxide (MDH) product portfolio and leverages Huber's expertise in offering a wider spectrum of non-halogen flame retardant solutions.
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