Activated Attapulgite Powder (ATGEL – 50)



Magnesium Aluminum Silicate


Fine Particle cream colored non swelling powder, free from gritty particles.

  • Liquid Cosmetics
  • Lotion And Creams
  • Liquid Medications
  • Tabulating
  • Dry Cosmetics Application
Sotrage & Handling

Store in a dry place and handle sensibly to minimize creation of dust and buildup of static electricity.

Supply Specification
Tests Units Specification
Physical Appearance   Cream coloered,micronized, non swelling powder
Identification test - XRD Machine D Value Between 10.3-10.7
Loss On Drying (at 105 c) % NMT 4.0
Loss On Ignition (at 900 c) % 4.0-12.0
Volatile Matter (at 600 c) % 3.0 – 9.0
Powder fines (325 mesh) % NMT 0.5
Acid Soluble matter % 25 Max
pH - 7.0 – 9.5
Arsenic ppm BDL*
Lead ppm BDL*
Adsorption capacity % complies
Microbial limit - E coli absence

Attapulgite is supplied in 25 kgs HDPE bags with in side LDPE liner.

Safety Data

Attapulgite is a fine, light powder and care should be taken to avoid inhaling it. This material is neither hazardous nor toxic, but safety requires sensible handling to minimize the creation of dust, face mask should be use during handling of this material.