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Kaolin: A Performance Additive for Cosmetics and Pharmaceuticals
By: Olga V. Dueva and Gabriel E. Uzunian, Engelhard Corp.
Posted: May 6, 2003, from the November 2001 issue of Cosmetics & Toiletries.
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- November 2001 issue, pg 67
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Kaolin, a naturally occurring aluminosilicate material (CAS #1332-58-7), has a long, proven history of use for cosmetic, OTC and pharmaceutical applications. It is widely used in skin care, color cosmetic, and dermatological and pharmaceutical products. To help cosmetic formulators understand the value and versatility of kaolin, this article will discuss kaolin, its properties and various applications.
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