TALC: Allergen or Not An Allergen?

TALC: Allergen or Not An Allergen?

Not An Allergen. Talc: While there is some buzz around talc, talc is not on published allergen lists. Furthermore, talc is generally recognized as safe for cosmetics. In its pure form, talc is a natural mineral, composed mainly of magnesium, silicon and oxygen. Therefore, it is not talc itself but the possible impurities, like asbestos, that are of concern. Asbestiform …