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MERQUEL®98 is a bromine-containing compound that is effectively utilized by power plants for coal-based mercury oxidization – a process that promotes the overall removal of mercury from downstream pollution control equipment. Furthermore, MERQUEL®98 can be used for bromination of activated carbon injected into the flue gas.

Formula: NaBr

Packaging: Available in:

  1. Valve bag of 25 kg, each pallet carrying 42 bags. Total net weight 1050 kg.
  2. As a free flowing compacted product in big bags of 1 M.T.

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Key Benefits

  • Reacts with mercury
  • A mercury oxidizer

Typical Analysis

White briquettes
Assay (as NaBr) %
98 min
Chlorides (as Cl-) %
1 max
Heavy metals (as Pb) ppm
10 max
Iodides (as I-) %
0.01 max
Loss on drying %
0.5 max
pH of a 5% aqueous solution
5.5 – 8.5
Sulfates (as SO4) wt%
0.07 max
Total Hardness ppm
100 max
Transmittance of 25% Sol, 410 nm, %
90 min

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