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Talc MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Talc
Tree Number(s)
D01.524.500.850
D01.578.725.500.800
D01.837.725.700.760.535.800
Unique ID
D013627
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013627
Annotation
talc granuloma = TALC /‌adv eff + GRANULOMA, FOREIGN-BODY /‌etiol (not /‌chem ind)
Scope Note
Finely powdered native hydrous magnesium silicate. It is used as a dusting powder, either alone or with starch or boric acid, for medicinal and toilet preparations. It is also an excipient and filler for pills, tablets, and for dusting tablet molds. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Talcum Powder
Pharm Action
Antiperspirants
Registry Number
14807-96-6
CAS Type 1 Name
Talc (Mg3H2(SiO3)4)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Talc Preferred
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