Magnesium chloride (MgCl2)

Magnesium chloride (MgCl2) Magnesium chloride (MgCl2)
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Definition: Composed of magnesium and chlorine and is a typical ionic halide, being highly polar and soluble in water. Hydrated magnesium chloride can be extracted from brine or sea water.
Eutectic Temp Range: EU -28°F
Effective Temp: EF -15°F
Granular Type/Size: flakes, pellets; concentration by weight is 22%.
How it is sold: bag, bulk
Application Rate: Varies by gradation and regional preferences
Where it is used: Light and heavy duty traffic areas
Environmental Impact: Used as recommended, it will not harm vegetation, however magnesium chloride, by percentage, contains 17%-56% more chloride ions than other salt-type deicers.
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