Calcium Carbonate for Cosmetics Industry

Description:

Precipitated Calcium Carbonate ( PCC ) is an innovative product derived from lime stone, which has many industrial applications. PCC is made by hydrating high- calcium quick lime and then reacting the resulting lime slurry with carbon dioxide. The resulting product is extremely white and typical has a uniform narrow particle size distribution. PCC is available in numerous crystal morphologies and sizes, which can be tailored to optimize performance in a specified application.

Application:

Precipitated Calcium Carbonate is used as an Ingredient in Cosmetic Industry such as a Face wash & Talcum Powder which upsurge the capability of Cosmetics to fascinate moisture. It has Calcite and Aragonite structure with different particle size distribution and apparent densities.

Properties:

Application Face Wash Talcum Powder
Grade Recommended KC – 1 KC-5
Bulk Density gm/ml (Tapped) 0.45 – 0.50 0.70 – 0.85
Loss on Drying (105*C in 1 hr) 1.0 Max 0.5 Max
Specific Surface Diameter (micron) 0.33 1.4
Average Particle Size D50 5 – 6 7 – 9
Flow Point (ml/15 gm) 23 – 26 12 – 16
Fineness % (through 45 micron) 99.40 99.70
DOP Absorption (gm/100gm) 50 – 60 24 – 32
Purity as CaCO3 % (min.) 96 98
Crystalline Habit Aragonite Aragonite

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