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MP SiliTech 63-200 μm, 60, 25 kg

MP SiliTech 63-200 μm, 60, 25 kg

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Key features and details

MP Silitech, the chemical compound silicon dioxide, also known as silica (from the Latin silex), is an oxide of silicon with the chemical formula SiO2 with a mean pore size of 60Å and particles size of 63-200μm. It has been known for its hardness since ancient times. Silica is most commonly found in nature as sand or quartz, as well as in the cell walls of diatoms.

SKU: 0202066

Synonyms
Silitech; Dioxosilane; Amorphous silica; Hydrolyzed silica (cab-o-sil); Crystalline silica; Silicon dioxide
CAS Number:
7631-86-9
Molecular Formula:
SiO2
Molecular Weight:
60.08
EC Number:
231-545-4
MDL Number:
MFCD00011232
Packaging size:
25 kg
Product Description

MP Silitech, the chemical compound silicon dioxide, also known as silica (from the Latin silex), is an oxide of silicon with the chemical formula SiO2 with a mean pore size of 60Å and particles size of 63-200μm. It has been known for its hardness since ancient times. Silica is most commonly found in nature as sand or quartz, as well as in the cell walls of diatoms.

Application Notes

MP Silitech is used as a suspending and thickening agent in pharmaceutical.A silica-based aerogel was used in the Stardust spacecraft to collect extraterrestrial particles. Silica is also used in the extraction of DNA and RNA due to its ability to bind to the nucleic acids under the presence of chaotropes. As hydrophobic silica it is used as a defoamer component. In hydrated form, it is used in toothpaste as a hard abrasive to remove tooth plaque. SiO2 has a number of distinct crystalline forms (polymorphs) in addition to amorphous forms. In the majority of silicates, the Si atom shows tetrahedral coordination, with 4 oxygen atoms surrounding a central Si atom.

Usage Statement

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

Key Applications

Chromatography | Chemical Synthesis

Specifications
SKU 0202066
Alternate Names Silitech; Dioxosilane; Amorphous silica; Hydrolyzed silica (cab-o-sil); Crystalline silica; Silicon dioxide
Application Notes MP Silitech is used as a suspending and thickening agent in pharmaceutical.A silica-based aerogel was used in the Stardust spacecraft to collect extraterrestrial particles. Silica is also used in the extraction of DNA and RNA due to its ability to bind to the nucleic acids under the presence of chaotropes. As hydrophobic silica it is used as a defoamer component. In hydrated form, it is used in toothpaste as a hard abrasive to remove tooth plaque. SiO2 has a number of distinct crystalline forms (polymorphs) in addition to amorphous forms. In the majority of silicates, the Si atom shows tetrahedral coordination, with 4 oxygen atoms surrounding a central Si atom.
Base Catalog Number 02066
Boiling Point 2230 °C
CAS # 7631-86-9
Density ca. 2 g/cm³ at 20 °C
EC Number 231-545-4
Flash Point 2230 °C
Melting Point 1710 °C
Molecular Formula SiO2
Molecular Weight 60.08
Pack Size 25 kg
Particle Size 63-200 μm
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, Respirator filter
pH 6.5-7.5
RTECS Number EU8655000
Solubility Completely miscible in water.
Surface Area ~500-600 m²/g
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.
Vapor Pressure 13.3 hPa at 1732 °C
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