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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.
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.
talcA dry lubricant used in products that may contact mucocutaneous surfaces–eg, condoms, dental dams, and non-surgical latex gloves; talc was banned from surgical gloves in 1991 by the FDA
Native hydrous magnesium silicate used in pharmacy as a filter aid, as a dusting powder, and in cosmetic preparations. Also called talcum.