Talc Monograph for Professionals - Talc
Talc, or talcum, is a clay mineral, composed of hydrated magnesium silicate with the chemical formula Mg3Si4O10(OH)2. Talc in powdered form, often combined with corn starch, is used as baby powder. This mineral is used as a thickening agent and lubricant. It is an ingredient in ceramics, paints, and roofing material. It is a main ingredient in many cosmetics. It occurs as foliated to fibrous masses, a…Vent bottle containing 5 g of talc with a needle and slowly inject syringe contents into the bottle. Swirl bottle to disperse talc powder; continue swirling to keep powder from settling. Divide the slurry into two 60-mL irrigation syringes by withdrawing 25 mL of slurry into each syringe with continuous swirling.