Exolit® AP 420

Aqueous solution of ammonium polyphosphate (APP).

Edition Date :
July 25, 2013

Exolit AP 420 is an approx. 45 % clear to cloudy aqueous solution of a short-chain ammonium polyphosphate.

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  • Benefits

    • Suitable as flame retardant for wood, paper and textiles
    • Non-halogenated flame retardant with favorable environmental and health profile

     

  • Safety and MSDS

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  • Specifications

    Characteristics  Unit   Target value   DS¹)TD²)Test method 
    Chemical Formula   [NH4PO3)]n

     
    Phosphorus  % (w/w)   12.5 - 13.5  

    Photometry after oxidizing dissolution; (11/17)  
    Water / Moisture  % (w/w)   53.5 - 56.5  

    Karl-Fischer titration; (11/21) (DIN 51,777)  
    Nitrogen  % (w/w)   min. 9  

     
    Density  g/cm³   1.29 - 1.31  

    at 20° C, flexural resonator acc. to DIN 51,757-4; (11/65)  
    Viscosity  mPa*s   max. 100  

    at 20° C  
    pH Value  % (w/w)   5.0 - 7.5  

    Potentiometry at 20° C; (11/12)  
    ¹) Delivery specification: The product is constantly monitored to ensure that it adheres to the specified values. Test methods: Clariant method numbers 11/xx in brackets.
    ²) Technical data: The technical data are used solely to describe the product and are not subject to regular monitoring.  
  • Applications

    Exolit AP 420 is a suitable flame retardant for wood, paper and textiles.
  • Packaging and Handling

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    Clear to cloudy aqueous solution

    Packaging
    Exolit AP 420 is dispatched in 150 l-PE hobbock/drums (180 kg net).

    Storage
    At temperatures between 10 and 25 °C Exolit AP 420 is stable for about 12 months. We recommend stirring the material before using it.
    Exolit AP 420 can be carefully warmed up under stirring to 30°C to gain a clear solution.

    Minimum shelf life is 12 months from the date of shipping when stored according to the said conditions.
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