Magnesium chloride is the name for the chemical compound with the formula MgCl2 and its various hydrates MgCl2(H2O)x. Anhydrous MgCl2 contains 25.5% elemental magnesium by mass. Magnesium Chloride Hexahydrate Powder is a white crystalline substance that is commonly used in various industrial and medical applications. It is primarily used as a de-icing agent for roads and sidewalks, as well as a dust suppressant for unpaved roads. In the medical field, it is used as a supplement to treat magnesium deficiency and as a laxative. Additionally, it is used in the production of textiles, paper, and fireproofing materials. Its versatility and effectiveness make it a popular choice for a wide range of applications.