- White fine powder
- Soluble in water and alcohol
- Can prove to be poisonous in edible form
- Obtained by mixing magnesium salt and soluble silicate
- F- C-C and Technical grades are available.
- Prohibited to use in food more than 2%
- Filling agent in rubber making, ceramics, glass making, paper making, filter medium, refining the fats and oils, anti-caking agent.