Magnesium aluminum silicate is a naturally occurring mineral obtained from silicate ores of the montmorillonite group .
It is refined to a powder for use in cosmetic and pharmaceutical applications as an absorbent, anticaking agent, opacifying agent, viscosity-increasing agent, suspending agent, tablet and capsule disintegrant, and tablet binder.
It also has antacid properties and is used as a component of some over the counter antacid medications.
|Function:||Stabilizing and suspending agent, thickening agent.|
|Application:||All kinds of cosmetics, toiletries and pharmaceutical products|
|especially clay mask, foundation and sunscreen products.|
|Trade Name:||Magnesium Aluminum Silicate|
|INCI Name:||Magnesium Aluminum Silicate|
|Properties:||High purified smectite clay; white to light grey-beige flakes.|
|Insoluble but disperse in water or alcohol.|
|Use:||Disperse for use. Dosage 0.1 – 5%|
|Packing Size:||50 gram sealed in paper bag|