Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
Other LOW concerns: Data gaps, Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
About ALUMINUM SILICATE: Aluminum Silicate is a complex inorganic salt that has a composition consisting generally of 1mole of alumina and 1 to 3 moles of silica.
Function(s): Abrasive; Absorbent; Anticaking Agent; Bulking Agent; Opacifying Agent; Slip Modifier
Synonym(s): ALUMINUM SILICATE, ANHYDROUS; ANHYDROUS ALUMINUM SILICATE; KAOLINITE (AL2 (OH) 4 (SI2O5) ) ; NATURAL ALUMINUM SILICATE; SYNTHETIC ALUMINUM SILICATE; WILLINITE
|Recommended restricted in cosmetics - use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions - Product type restrictions or differences noted in safety assessment by industry panel||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Limited evidence of toxicity (only for products that may be aerosolized (airborne))||Klaassen, C|
|Risk assessment method deficiencies and data gaps - Maximum reported "as used" concentration is basis of safety assessment by industry safety panel (Cosmetic Ingredient Review, CIR) - implicit safe concentration limit in product||Cosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments|
|385 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemical see search results ->||NLM PubMed|
|CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.|
|European Commission. 2013. Cosing, the European Commission database with information on cosmetic substances and ingredients. Accessed on March 1, 2013 at http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/cosmetics/cosing/ .|
|Klaassen, C., M. Amdur and J. Doull (eds.). Casarett and Doull|
|NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov. |
Products Containing the Ingredient
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