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GLK: DS ATOCG PHP


Effective
October 1999
Supersedes November 1997

Technical Information

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Great Lakes
Chemical Corporation

MICROFINE CATALYST GRADE PHP


ANTIMONY TRIOXIDE
CAS No. [1309644]

Microfine Catalyst Grade PHP is a special grade manufactured expressly for use as a catalyst.
In particular, Microfine Catalyst Grade PHP is recommended for use in the manufacture of
polyester resins for the fiber, film and bottle industries. This product is a high purity, fine grade with
an extremely low turbidity in ethylene glycol. Due to the critical nature of this application great care
is taken to ensure lot to lot variation is minimal. If this grade does not meet your own particular
needs other specialized catalyst grades are also available.
Typical Properties
Appearance
Particle Size avg., Sedigraph
Turbidity in Ethylene Glycol

Fine White Powder


0.2-0.9 microns
Less than 40 NTU

Typical Composition
Antimony Trioxide
Arsenic
Lead
Iron

Sb2O3
As
Pb
Fe

99.5%
0.1%
0.1%
0.003%

Minimum
Maximum
Maximum
Maximum

The use of proper protective equipment is recommended. Excess exposure to the product should
be avoided. Wash thoroughly after handling. Store the product in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area
away from incompatible materials. Unless stated, proper storage will permit usage of the product
for 6 to 12 months from the date of receipt. For additional handling and toxicological information,
consult GLCC Material Safety Data Sheet available on request.
The standard package is a multi-walled 50 lb. paper sack or shrink wrapped 2,000 lb. to a skid.

The information supplied is presented in good faith and has been derived from sources believed to be reliable. Since conditions of use are beyond our control, all risks are assumed by the user. No
representation is expressed or implied, and nothing herein shall be construed as permission or recommendation to practice a patented invention without a license.

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