YAMAGUCHI MICA CO., LTD.    
<PRODUCT> MICA POWDER for COSMETICS

Our products are highly appreciated for quality of smoothness texture
based on the thinness and a large selection by the cosmetic market.

We can control smoothness, adhesiveness and gloss, transparency with
our advanced technology such as calcining, classification, our original
grinding method and the selection of raw ore.

Our wide range of products will stimulate your imagination and lead to
new development of the cosmetic industory.
Y-series
This is a standard series which gloss and luster, a part of natures of mica powder are toned down so that is easy to develop
for cosmetics.
Product Name Average
Particle Size
(μm)
Bulk
Density
(g/ml)
Loss on
Drying
(%)
Aspect
Ratio
(Ref. value)
Glossiness
(GU)
Remarks
Y-1800 10 85 0.15 70 10  Fine particle with gloss toned down
Y-2300X 19 83 0.16 60 12  Y-series standard item
Y-3000 23 81 0.25 70 12  Long-seller and high performance item
SA-series
This series has a highly effect of gloss with surface smoothness of mica particle.
Product Name Average
Particle Size
(μm)
Bulk
Density
(g/ml)
Loss on
Drying
(%)
Aspect
Ratio
(Ref. value)
Glossiness
(GU)
Remarks
SA-310 26 82 0.18 70 14  SA-series standard item
SA-350 42 80 0.22 80 18  Coarse particle with high gloss
TM-series
Ultra-thin natural mica created by our unique techniques and know-how. It is defined highly oil absorbing and clingy to
the skin.
Product Name Average
Particle Size
(μm)
Bulk
Density
(g/ml)
Loss on
Drying
(%)
Aspect
Ratio
(Ref. value)
Glossiness
(GU)
Remarks
TM-10 11 77 0.12 130 17  Ultra-thin, high adhesion and oil absorption
TM-20 18 76 0.14 150 18  Ultra-thin, the highest aspect ratio
Other line-up
We have a variety of unique products.
Product Name Average
Particle Size
(μm)
Bulk
Density
(g/ml)
Loss on
Drying
(%)
Aspect
Ratio
(Ref. value)
Glossiness
(GU)
Remarks
FA-450 28 80 0.20 - 22  The highest gloss product
NCC-322 21 55 0.15 90 16  Calcined product, Beige color
NCF-322 24 70 0.15 120 14  Calcined product, Gray color
AB-25S 24 81 0.17 80 14  Mass product with high cost performance

*The values above are representative values and not for use as specification.
*'Average Particle Size' shows volume-average diameter analyzed by laser diffraction/scattering method.

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