Magnesium Glycerophosphate (MGP) BPC


dimagnesium; 1,5-dihydroxypentan-3-yl phosphate; 2,3-dihydroxypropyl phosphate

Technical Data

CAS Number: 927-20-8
Molecular Formula: C3H7MgO6P
Molecular Weight: 194.37
EX Number: 213-149-3

FabriChem Specifications

DescriptionA white amorphous powder, odorless, taste some-what bitter
Solubility in water1.0 gm shaken with 50 ml water add 0.2 ml Glycerophosphoric acid dissolves to form a solution NMT opalescent after 16 hours.
Identification Tests
1, 2 & 3
As per BPC 63
Acidity or AlkalinityNMT 2 ml N/10 NaOH or HCI
ArsenicNMT 4 ppm
LeadNMT 10 ppm
CitrateAs per BPC 63
Free Glycerol & other Alcohol Soluble ImpuritiesNMT 2.0%
GlycerophosphateNLT 8 ml of N/2 HC1
Residue on Ignition47.0% to 52.0%
(as C3H7MgO6P)
Min 77.75 %
Loss on Drying
(150º C for 4 hours)
NMT 12 %
Magnesium Content
(Dry Basis)
11.0 to 12.5 %
Total Viable Aerobic
Bacterial Count
NMT 1000 CFU/g
Total Yeast &
Mold Count
NMT 100 CFU/g
E. ColiAbsent / 10 g
P. AeruginosaAbsent / 10 g
SalmonellaAbsent / 10 g
Staph. AureusAbsent / 10 g

Molecular Structure



Magnesium Glycerophosphate is supplied by FabriChem as part of its product line of Glycerophosphates, which provide 100% water soluble mineral fortification with enhanced bioavailability (tasteless/odorless).