talc

[n] - a fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate 2. [v] - apply talcum powder to (one`s body)
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Talc

Cosmetic talc is carcinogenic. Talc-based powder has been linked to ovarian cancer. Found in baby and bath powders, face powders, dry rouges, and foot powders.
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Talc

Talc: A very soft, soapy-feeling mineral that is a silicate of magnesium, sometimes with small amounts of aluminum silicate. Talc is used in making dusting powder (talcum powder), in cosmetic preparations, and as a filter aid in pharmacy. The inhalation of talc can lead to a chronic lung disease called talcosis which is related to silicosis. It occ...
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Talc

Talc noun [ French talc ; confer Spanish & Italian talco , Late Latin talcus ; all from Arabic talq .] (Min.) A soft mineral of a soapy feel and a greenish, whitish, or grayish color, usually occurring in foliated masses. It is hydrous silicate of magnesia. Steati...
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talc

<chemical> A soft mineral of a soapy feel and a greenish, whitish, or grayish colour, usually occurring in foliated masses. It is hydrous silicate of magnesia. Steatite, or soapstone, is a compact granular variety. Indurated talc, an impure, slaty talc, with a nearly compact texture, and greater hardness than common talc. ... Synonym: talc sl...
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talc

talcum noun a fine grained mineral having a soft soapy feel and consisting of hydrated magnesium silicate; used in a variety of products including talcum powder
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talc

(talk) a native hydrous magnesium silicate, sometimes with a small amount of aluminum silicate; used as a dusting powder. The inhalation of talc is associated with a wide variety of respiratory disorders.
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Talc

• (n.) A soft mineral of a soapy feel and a greenish, whitish, or grayish color, usually occurring in foliated masses. It is hydrous silicate of magnesia. Steatite, or soapstone, is a compact granular variety.
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talc

common silicate mineral that is distinguished from almost all other minerals by its extreme softness (it has the lowest rating [1] on the Mohs scale ... [2 related articles]
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Talc

Talc was British army Seond World War slang for the transparent cellulose sheet covering a map board.
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TALC

Talc is a mineral composed of magnesium silicate. TALC may also refer to: ...
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Talc

  See back surfacing.
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talc

Talc. Credit: Mineral Information Institute An extremely soft (hardness 1 on the Mohs scale), white or greenish-white mineral composed essentially of magnesium silicate, Mg3Si4O10(OH)2. Talc crystallizes...
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talc

talc, mineral ranging in color from white through various shades of gray and green to the red and brown of impure specimens, translucent to opaque, and having a greasy, soapy feel. It is a hydrous silicate of magnesium, Mg3Si4O10(OH)2, and usually contains small quantities of nickel, iron, and alumi...
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Talc

Talc has the formulae Mg3Si4O10(OH)2 and a relative hardness of 1. It is a mineral of secondary origin formed by the alteration of magnesium silicates. Usually found in metamorphic rocks where, in a non-crystalline form, it occurs as 'soapstone' - and can make up large rock masses. Used for laboratory table tops and for many industrial uses. It has...
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talc

Type: Term Pronunciation: talk Definitions: 1. Native hydrous magnesium silicate, sometimes containing small proportions of aluminum silicate, purified by boiling powdered talc with hydrochloric acid in water; used in pharmacy as a filter aid, as a dusting powder, and in cosmetic preparations. Synonyms: French chalk, soapstone, talcum  ...
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talc

Mineral, hydrous magnesium silicate. It occurs in tabular crystals, but the massive impure form, known as steatite or soapstone, is more common. It is formed by the alteration of magnesium compounds and is usually found in metamorphic rocks. Talc is very soft, ranked 1 on the Mohs scale of hardness. It is used in powdered form in cosmetics, lubrica...
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talc

A mineral, usually used in a powdered form. In cancer treatment, sterile talc is used to prevent pleural effusions (an abnormal collection of fluid in the space between the lungs and the chest wall). Talc is inserted into the space, causing it to close up, so fluid cannot collect there. Also called sterile talc powder.
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Talc

Talc (derived from تالک tālk; تلك talk) is a mineral composed of hydrated magnesium silicate with the chemical formula H2Mg3(SiO3)4 or Mg3Si4O10(OH)2. In loose form, it is the widely used substance known as talcum powder. It occurs as foliated to fibrous masses, and in an exceptionally rare crystal form. It has a perfect basal cleavage, an...
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Talc

A soft mineral composed of hydrous magnesium silicate, major ingredient of soapstone.
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Talc

Mineral milled for cosmetics with a very similar chemical makeup to carcinogenic Asbestos. Cosmetic-grade Talc remains unregulated but particles have been found in cancerous tumours.
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Talc

Even when it contains no asbestos, was proven fibrogenic (causes tissue injury and fibrosis); skin and lung irritation
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Talc

Directly causes cancer. It has been shown that both inhaling talc and using it in the genital area can cause ovarian cancer.  The Talc used by Living Nature Cosmetics is only used in pressed products and is certified asbestos free.
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