Colloidal Attapulgite (ATGEL – 1)



Magnesium Aluminum Silicate


Fine Particle Cream Colored Non Swelling Powder, Free From Gritty Particles.

  • Mud Drilling
  • Paints and Coating
  • Plastics Ware
  • Liquid Cosmetics
  • Lotion and Cream Cosmetics Application
Storage & 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) % 5 - 12
Loss On Ignition (at 900 c) % < 22
Volatile Matter (at 600 c) % < 11
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

Attapulgite is supplied in 25 kgs HDPE bags with inside 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.