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.