Magnesium Carbonate, Basic, USP, "Extra Light"
Extra Light Precipitated Magnesium Carbonate. (Food grade and pharmaceutical grade). Meet the physical and chemical requirements of USP and FCC. Kosher Certified. High purity Magnesia.
Max Bulk Density: 0.15 g/cc
Typical Bulk Density: 0.10 g/cc
Particle size: 325 mesh, 45 microns.
Uses or Applications:
Production of cosmetics, dusting powder, toothpaste, and antacid.
Drying agent for hands in rock climbing, gymnastics, and weight lifting.
Whitening bones and skulls in taxidermy: It can be mixed with hydrogen peroxide to create a paste, which is then spread on the skull to give it a white finish.
Magnesium carbonate is also used in food products as an alkali, drying agent, color retention agent, carrier and anti-caking agent.
It is also used in food and beverage processing as a filter aid and clarifying agent.