Milligram per liter conversions

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milligram per liter, pl. milligrams per liter, abbr. mg/L

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About milligram per liter

The milligram per liter is a unit of density in the metric system equal to 0.001 kilograms per cubic meter (1 mg/L = 0.001 kg/m3), the derived unit of density in the International System of Units (SI).

One milligram per liter (mg/L) is also equal to 10-6 kilograms per cubic decimeter (kg/dm3), or 0.001 grams per cubic decimeter (g/dm3), or 10-6 grams per cubic centimeter (g/cm3), or 10-6 kilograms per liter (kg/L), or 0.001 grams per liter (g/L) or 10-6 grams per milliliter (g/mL).

The density of a material expresses the mass of the material per unit of volume. Thus, milligrams per liter (mg/L) show how many milligrams of material are in a volume of one liter. The milligram is a unit of mass in the SI while the liter is a unit of volume in the metric system.

Symbol: mg/L

Plural: milligrams per liter

Also known as: milligram/litre, milligram per litre (plural: milligrams per litre, Int. spelling), milligram/liter (plural: milligrams/liter, US spelling)

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