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Melagard® MC15, MC25, MC50

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Melagard® MC15, MC25, MC50

Melagard® MC15, MC25, MC50

Product identification and description

Melagard® MC is a non-halogenated flame retardant based on Melamine Cyanurate (CAS 37640-57-6) available in different particle size.

Key features:

  • Effective as such and highly synergic to phosphorus compounds
  • Not hygroscopic and water insoluble
  • High thermal stability
  • Not corrosive
  • Not migrating and easy to disperse
  • Available in different particle size


Flame retardant or synergic agent especially used for unfilled polyamides articles. As sole flame retardant additive at a concentration ranging from 8 to 12%, achieve high demanding performances (UL 94 V0) in nylons (PA66 and PA6). In combination with suitable flame retardant agents Melagard MC is effective also in Polyesters, TPU, acrylic back side coatings.

Physical and Chemical properties (1)


Appearance: Fine Powder
Colour: Off white
Odour: Odourless
Density (gr/cc): ≈ 1,7
Moisture content < 0.3%
Water solubility (g/100cc): ≈ 0,0003 (at 20°C)
pH (saturated solution): 4,5 – 5,5
Thermal stability
(5% weigh loss)
≈ 340°C (TGA, 10°C/min. N2)

(1) Typical properties; not to be constructed as specifications


Melagard®:                MC15    MC25  MC50
D 50%:  <   4 μm <   5 μm <   6 μm
D 98%:  < 15 μm < 25 μm < 50 μm
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