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LITHIUM MAGNESIUM SILICATE


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Health Concerns of the Ingredient:
Overall Hazard
 
 
Cancer
 
 
Developmental &
reproductive toxicity
 
 
Allergies & immunotoxicity
 
 
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Other LOW concerns: Data gaps

About LITHIUM MAGNESIUM SILICATE: Lithium Magnesium Silicate is a synthetic silicate clay consisting mainly of lithium andmagnesium silicates.

Function(s): Binder; Bulking Agent; Viscosity Increasing Agent - Aqueous; BINDING; VISCOSITY CONTROLLING

Synonym(s): LITHIUM MAGNESIUM SALT SILICIC ACID; MAGNESIUM LITHIUM SILICATE; SILICIC ACID, LITHIUM MAGNESIUM SALT

Data gaps

Concern Reference
Safety assessment was based on related chemicalCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments

Data Sources

CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review). 2006. CIR Compendium, containing abstracts, discussions, and conclusions of CIR cosmetic ingredient safety assessments. Washington DC.
NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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