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This web site is the property of Imerys Aluminates SA, a private limited company with a capital of 39,750,000 Euros. Its registered offices are located at Immeuble Pacific, 11 cours Valmy, Paris La Défense, registered in the Nanterre Trade and Companies Register under the number 778.130.492. The director of the publication is Mr. Philippe Bourg.

Access to the  web site and the use of its contents are subject to the following conditions. The act of accessing the site and navigating within it constitutes an acceptance of the said conditions without reserve.

The present terms of use may be modified at any time; from the moment the conditions are online they are considered to have been accepted by the users of the web site.


The information contained on the web site is given by Imerys Aluminates for informational purposes only. Imerys Aluminates makes its best efforts to keep the site up to date. However, the precision, completeness or relevance of the information published on the web site are in no way guaranteed, neither is the compliance of the said information guaranteed for the use that the user intends to make of it.

Imerys Aluminates will not be liable for any errors, omissions or results that might be obtained using this information. Consequently the user acknowledges the use of this information under his/her sole responsibility.

The web site is not an e-commerce site: the information it contains can in no way be considered to be a proposal to buy or sell. All the products, processes and programmes presented on the website may not be offered in every country.


a) The general structure and the software, texts, images (whether animated or not), sounds, graphics, databases and, more generally, all other elements contained in the web site are the property of Imerys Aluminates  and are protected by the Code de Propriété Intellectuelle (French Intellectual Property Acts). Any representation and/or total or partial reproduction of the  web site by whatever means, without the prior express authorisation of Imerys Aluminates is prohibited and constitutes an offense penalised by articles L.335-2 and following of the Code de la Propriété Intellectuelle (French Intellectual Property Acts).

b) The brands and logos that appear on the  web site are the property of Imerys Aluminates. Any use, total or partial reproduction of these brands and/or logos is prohibited in compliance with article L 713-2 of the Code de la propriété Intellectuelle (French Intellectual Property Acts) unless a prior and express authorisation has been given by Imerys Aluminates or the third party owner of the brand name.


The  web site may contain links to other web sites, and more especially to Imerys Aluminates partners’ web sites. These links have been used following prior and express authorisation. The existence of these links does not imply any control of or approval by Imerys Aluminates of their content. Consequently Imerys Aluminates  can in no way be considered liable for the content of the sites to which the users of the  web site might access using these links. The creation of any link to the  web site is subject to the prior and express authorisation of Imerys Aluminates. This authorisation may be withdrawn by Imerys Aluminates at any time without any obligation of justifying the decision to withdraw it.


In compliance with the terms of the January 6th 1978 Act relative to IT, files and freedom, the automatic processing of personal data from the web site has been declared to the National IT and Liberty Commission (CNIL) which has delivered a receipt carrying the number 1640330 dated 19-12-2012. In the context of online recruitment management processing carried out by Imerys Aluminates, information provided by the user may be passed to our foreign subsidiaries for recruitment management purposes. Only those authorized by our company may access this information, for strictly internal purposes. The user is hereby notified that Imerys Aluminates keeps this information for a period of 3 years following the user’s last contact with our company. The user is hereby notified that he/she has the right to access, correct and withdraw personal information provided via his/her personal applicant account.

The user of the web site is especially informed that, in compliance with article 27 of the January 6th 1978 Act relative to IT, files and freedom, the data communicated by the user on the forms present on the  web site are necessary to the processing of the user’s request and are intended for use by Imerys Aluminates, in charge of processing them, for administrative, sales and/or marketing management purposes. The user is informed that he/she has a right of access and correction on his/her personal data by writing to Imerys Aluminates (Immeuble  Pacific,  11 cours Valmy – 92800 Paris, La Défense).

The user is informed that visits to the web site may be monitored by tracking systems. The user has a right of access, withdrawal and modification of personal data communicated using tracking techniques. The user’s personal data is for the use of Imerys Aluminates and its partners. Imerys Aluminates uses all means in order to ensure the security and the confidentiality of the personal files thus constituted. However, Imerys Aluminates brings the user’s attention to the existence of possible risks to the confidentiality of data transmitted over the internet network.

The users of the web site must comply with the terms of the law relative to IT, files and freedom. The non-respect of this law is a penal offense. They must especially abstain from collecting the nominative data they access, from any alternative use and more generally, from any act liable to prejudice the private life or reputation of any person.

SITE TECHNICAL OPERATION – NO WARRANTY web site is normally accessible 24hrs per day and 7 days per week. In the event of force majeure, IT difficulties, difficulties relative to the structure of the telecommunications networks or of technical difficulties, for maintenance reasons, without this list being complete, the access to all or part of the site may be suspended or removed if so decided by Imerys Aluminates. For maintenance and/or any other decision of Imerys Aluminates, the access to the web site may be suspended. The web site may be changed without notice.

The user expressly acknowledges having the necessary skills and means to access and use the web site. The user acknowledges having checked that the computer configuration he/she uses is free from viruses and is in perfect operating condition.

Imerys Aluminates may in no way be held liable for direct, indirect or special damage resulting from the use of the  web site or other sites it links to and more especially for any financial loss, loss of sales, loss of programmes or data in the user’s information system.

Imerys Aluminates will be happy to receive all remarks or requests on omissions, errors or corrections via an email addressed to the webmaster using the contact form.


The content of the web site is governed by French law. This is the case for both the rules for content and form, the content will be considered solely by the competent French jurisdiction. Conflict of Law rules are excluded by the complete and unreserved application of French law.


The service provider for direct and permanent storage is Imerys Aluminates.

Lead project manager:  Damien Jouvenceau

Graphic design and IT Development: Damien Jouvenceau & Brice HA PHUOC CHI

Photo credits: Imerys Aluminates

Comparative table

Additive Types
Active matter (%)
Dry content (% by mass)
Lithium sulfate monohydrate (%)
Bulk density
pH (5% solution)
Particle size (% > 600 µm)
Particle size (% > 500 µm)
Particle size (% < 125 µm)
Particle size (% > 200 µm)
Viscosity (mPas)
Alkali as Na2O eq (% by mass)
Chloride content (% by mass)
Ash Content (ppm)
Water content (%)
Hydroxyl number (mg KOH/g)
CE Marking
Formaldehyde regulation
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