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Description: Bentonite is a natural clay that typically derives from volcanic ash. It consists mainly of silica (58-61%), aluminum (21-22%) and various other minerals including sodium, magnesium, calcium, ferric oxide, and potassium. It is widely used as texturizer, filler, thickener, and pigment binder. Off-white to tan powder, odorless. pH 9.5-10.5. Swelling power 24+ ml. Insoluble in water.

CAS: 1302-78-9

INCI Name: Bentonite

Properties: Used as thickener, absorbent, filler, texturizer and binder in various skin and hair care products and color cosmetics. Has thickening and suspending properties (e.g suspends pigments) and effectively thickens and stabilizes emulsions. Acts synergistically with common thickeners like xanthan gum & methyl cellulose.

Use: Add to water phase of formulas to let the bentonite swell. Typical use level 1-50%. For external use only.

Applications: Creams, lotions, facial cleansers, hair care (anti-flaking shampoos, conditioners & styling products), body powders, deodorants sticks, depilatories, make-up, shaving creams.

Documents: SDS, Fact Sheet, Sample Recipe, Certificate of Analysis

Used in Commercial Products:

Pore Minimizing Clay Mask
  Clarifying Clay Masque   Therapeutic Sulfur Masque
Brand: Osmosis Pur Medical Skincare   Brand: SkinCeuticals   Brand: Peter Thomas Roth

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