Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Allergies & immunotoxicity
Other LOW concerns: Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
About ALUMINUM/ MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE STEARATE: Aluminum/Magnesium Hydroxide Stearate is a complexation product of stearic acid withaluminum/magnesium hydroxide.
Function(s): Viscosity Increasing Agent - Aqueous; Viscosity Increasing Agent - Nonaqueous; EMULSION STABILISING; VISCOSITY CONTROLLING
Synoym(s): ALUMINUM/MAGNESIUM HYDROXIDE STEARATE,
Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)
|Limited evidence of toxicity (only for products that may be aerosolized (airborne))||Klaassen, C|
|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. |
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