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Lithium Magnesium Sodium Silicate

Other Concerns

Non-reproductive organ system toxicity (moderate) and Ecotoxicology (low)

SYNONYMS

LITHIUM MAGNESIUM SODIUM SILICATE, MAGNESIUM LITHIUM SODIUM SILICATE, MAGNESIUM SODIUM SALT SILICIC ACID, LITHIUM, SILICIC ACID, LITHIUM MAGNESIUM SODIUM SALT, SILICIC ACID, LITHIUM, MAGNESIUM, SODIUM SALT, SODIUM LITHIUM MAGNESIUM SILICATE, SODIUM SALT SILICIC ACID, LITHIUM, MAGNESIUM, and SYNTHETIC MAGNESIUM LITHIUM SILICATE; SYNTHETIC MAGNESIUM LITHIUM SILICATE; SYNTHETIC MAGNESIUM SILICATE

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Restricted: EWG VERIFIED products cannot contain this ingredient without adequate substantiation


Lithium Magnesium Sodium Silicate is a synthetic silicate clay consisting mainly of lithium, magnesium and sodium silicates.

Common concerns

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  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reproductive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

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Organ system toxicity (non-reproductive)

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Classified as expected to be toxic or harmfulEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Ecotoxicology

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Suspected to be an environmental toxin and be persistent or bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List
Suspected to be an environmental toxinEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Data gaps

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Safety assessment was based on related chemicalCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
0 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed

Persistence and bioaccumulation

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Not suspected to be bioaccumulativeEnvironment Canada Domestic Substance List

Informational

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CONCERN REFERENCE
Industry or government recommendations for safe use: restrictions on concentration, impurities, product types, or manufacturing methods - anyCosmetic Ingredient Review Assessments
  • EC (Environment Canada). 2008. Domestic Substances List Categorization. Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) Environmental Registry.
  • 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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