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talc

Definition:
Finely powdered native hydrous magnesium silicate. It is used as a dusting powder, either alone or with starch or boric acid, for medicinal and toilet preparations. It is also an excipient and filler for pills, tablets, and for dusting tablet molds.
Concept Schemes:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt
NALT Core
Entry Terms:
  • talcum powder
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/63088
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