Magnesium Hydroxide

A highly efficient non-toxic inorganic flame retardant. Perfect choice for production of PA, PP, PE, EVA, etc. based compounds  pharmaceutical industry (laxatives, antacids and other magnesium-containing medicines)  food industry as  food additive E-528  (acidity regulator, color stabilizer etc.)  production of lubricating oil additives  production of magnesium compounds   production of catalysts  pigment  production of cosmetics and personal care products.

 
 

 

QUALITY PARAMETERS

Uncoated Magnesium Hydroxide (A5, A7, A10) >>
Stearic Acid Coating Magnesium Hydroxide (M5F, M7F, M10F) >>
Silane Coating Magnesium Hydroxide (M5S, M7S, M10S) >>

Uncoated Magnesium Hydroxide:
INDEX
SPECIFICATION
NikoMag™ A5
NikoMag™ A7
NikoMag™ A10
1 Appearance
White powder
2 Mass fraction of magnesium hydroxide, %, minimum
99.8
99.8
99.8
3 Mass fraction of volatile substance at 105 °C,%, maximum
0.3
0.3
0.3
4 Mass fraction of iron (Fe), ppm, maximum
50
50
50
5 Mass fraction of calcium (Ca), ppm, maximum
100
100
100
6 Mass fraction of chlorides (Cl-), ppm, maximum
200
200
200
7 Mass fraction of (S), ppm, maximum
200
200
200
8 Mass fraction of sodium (Na), ppm, maximum 
200
200
200
9 Bulk density, g/cm3, minimum
0.3
0.3
0.3
10 Specific surface area, m2/g
4–6
6–9
9–11
11 Whiteness, %, minimum
96.0 (for reference)
96.0 (for reference)
96.0 (for reference)
12 Filter screening test (no 0045), %, maximum
0.1
0.1
0.1
13 Particle size distribution, µm:
diameter of 10 % of particles (d10) maximum
diameter of 50 % of particles (d50) maximum
diameter of 90 % of particles (d90) maximum
 
0.7
1.8
3.0
 
0.5
1.2
2.5
 
0.3
1.0
2.3
14 Surface treatment
Untreated
Untreated
Untreated
15 Crystal shape
Hexagonal
Hexagonal
Hexagonal

 

Stearic Acid Coating Magnesium Hydroxide:
INDEX
SPECIFICATION
NikoMag™ M5F
NikoMag™ M7F
NikoMag™ M10F
1 Appearance
White powder
2 Mass fraction of magnesium hydroxide, %, minimum
99.8*
99.8*
99.8*
3 Mass fraction of volatile substance at 105 °C,%, maximum
0.3
0.3
0.3
4 Mass fraction of iron (Fe), ppm, maximum
50
50
50
5 Mass fraction of calcium (Ca), ppm, maximum
100
100
100
6 Mass fraction of chlorides (Cl-), ppm, maximum
200
200
200
7 Mass fraction of (S), ppm, maximum
200
200
200
8 Mass fraction of sodium (Na), ppm, maximum 
200
200
200
9 Bulk density, g/cm3, minimum
0.3
0.3
0.3
10 Specific surface area, m2/g
4–6
6–9
9–11
11 Whiteness, %, minimum
96.0
96.0
96.0
12 Filter screening test (no 0045), %, maximum
0.1
0.1
0.1
13 Particle size distribution, µm:
diameter of 10 % of particles (d10) maximum
diameter of 50 % of particles (d50) maximum
diameter of 90 % of particles (d90) maximum
 
0.7
1.8
3.0
 
0.5
1.2
2.5
 
0.3
1.0
2.3
14 Surface treatment
Fatty acid coated
Fatty acid coated
Fatty acid coated
15 Crystal shape
Hexagonal
Hexagonal
Hexagonal
*The norm is given as uncoated product

 

Silane Coating Magnesium Hydroxide:
INDEX
SPECIFICATION
NikoMag™ M5S
NikoMag™ M7S
NikoMag™ M10S
1 Appearance
White powder
2 Mass fraction of magnesium hydroxide, %, minimum
99.8*
99.8*
99.8*
3 Mass fraction of volatile substance at 105 °C,%, maximum
0.3
0.3
0.3
4 Mass fraction of iron (Fe), ppm, maximum
50
50
50
5 Mass fraction of calcium (Ca), ppm, maximum
100
100
100
6 Mass fraction of chlorides (Cl-), ppm, maximum
200
200
200
7 Mass fraction of (S), ppm, maximum
200
200
200
8 Mass fraction of sodium (Na), ppm, maximum 
200
200
200
9 Bulk density, g/cm3, minimum
0.3
0.3
0.3
10 Specific surface area, m2/g
4–6
6–9
9–11
11 Whiteness, %, minimum
96.0
96.0
96.0
12 Filter screening test (no 0045), %, maximum
0.1
0.1
0.1
13 Particle size distribution, µm:
diameter of 10 % of particles (d10) maximum
diameter of 50 % of particles (d50) maximum
diameter of 90 % of particles (d90) maximum
 
0.7
1.8
3.0
 
0.5
1.2
2.5
 
0.3
1.0
2.3
14 Surface treatment
Silane coated
Silane coated
Silane coated
15 Crystal shape
Hexagonal
Hexagonal
Hexagonal
*The norm is given as uncoated product

Individual customer-related approach is the basis of production process. The product is optionally surface-treated with any type of coating material (stearic acid, amino- and vinyl- silanes). Particles’ size distribution and specific surface area are adjusted accordingly.

CERTIFICATION

ISO 9001; ISO 2200:2005; HACCP Codex Alimentarius; HALAL; KOSHER; REACH 01-2119488756-18-0034

APPLICATION

  • a highly efficient non-toxic inorganic flame retardant. Perfect choice for production of PA, PP, PE, EVA, etc. based compounds
  • in pharmaceutical industry (laxatives, antacids and other magnesium-containing medicines)
  • in food industry as food additive E-528  (acidity regulator, color stabilizer etc.)
  • in production of lubricating oil additives
  • in production of magnesium compounds
  • in production of catalysts
  • as pigment
  • in production of cosmetics and personal care products.