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Magnesium Chloride

Magnesium chloride is the name for the chemical compound with the formula MgCl2 and its various hydrates MgCl2(H2O)x. These salts are typical ionic halides, being highly soluble in water.


Magnesium Chloride 60% (Mg) as Hexahydrate

(Magnesium Chloride Hexahydrate in Water – Food Grade)

Magnesium Chloride General Characteristics:

  • Appearance: Clear, colorless to water white liquid
  • Chemical Formula: 6H20 in H20
  • Molecular Weight: 203.33 (as MgCl2 • 6H2O)
  • CAS#: 7791-18-6

GMO Status: This Magnesium Chloride product does not contain genetically-modified organisms nor are genetically-modified organisms used in its manufacture.

Allergen Status: Product does not contain any of the known allergens including celery, milk products, eggs, soybeans, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat, fish and shellfish.

BSE/TSE Status: Nothing from an animal source is used in the product or is used in the processes. BSE/TSE issue-free.

California Prop 65: No listed components in the product


HACCP: Hawkins, Inc. has an established HACCP plan for the handling process for receiving, qualifying and packaging of the product.

Halal Status: This Magnesium Chloride product is certified Halal.

Kosher Status: This Magnesium Chloride product is certified Kosher-Pareve.

Ingredient Statement: Magnesium Chloride and water.

Manufacturing Facility Certification: The facilities where Magnesium Chloride 60% (Mg) as Hexahydrate is manufactured are in compliance with applicable FDA regulations and HACCP plans have been reviewed/approved by a Third Party Audit Agency for SQF 2000 (Level II) certification.

Primary Packaging Materials: Magnesium Chloride 60% (Mg) as Hexahydrate is available in bulk and drums. All packaging materials are FDA compliant and composed of high density polyethylene (HDPE).

Solubility: Magnesium Chloride 60% product is infinitely soluble in water.

Storage Recommendations: Hawkins, Inc. recommends storage of Magnesium Chloride 60% product between 55 – 95° F.


Hawkins Inc. is a Magnesium Chloride supplier. As a Magnesium Chloride distributor Hawkins distributes Magnesium Chloride to various companies for a variety of applications and uses. Our customers depend on Hawkins for a consistent and cost-effective supply of  Magnesium Chloride. Hawkins has a team dedicated to ensuring the quality of the Magnesium Chloride we supply.

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