Magnesium Hydroxide Powders

Our line of magnesium hydroxide powders are used in wet granulation and direct compression tableting and suspension applications. A wide range of magnesium powders is available. They vary in density and particle size distribution. On dry basis, Magnesium Hydroxide, dried at 105°C for 2 hours, contains not less than 95.0% and not more than 100.5% of Mg(OH)2.

5100 is free flowing and blends very well with other ingredients. It is low lead (<125 ppb) and can be used in antacids that must meet USA’s California Proposition 65.

5300 is a dense powder that conforms to both USP and EP standards.

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Tapped Density*



Dense powder, USP, Ph. Eur., low lead


Wet granulation


Dense powder, USP, Ph. Eur.


Wet granulation


DC magnesium hydroxide powder with starch
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Direct compression

*Tapped Density are not specifications but typical values and range for our products

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Ingredients for Antacids and Digestive Aids

Ingredients for Antacids and Digestive Aids

Antacid suspensions can be made from viscous pastes, pumpable gels, powders (preferably micronized) or preformulated products. Antacid tablets and Laxative suspensions can be made from powders, directly compressible (DC) ingredients or DC preformulated products.

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