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alabama blue clay

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CAS Number: 1318-93-0Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Other(deleted CASRN):111744-70-8
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:215-288-5
Molecular Weight:282.21177720
Formula:Al2 O9 Si3
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Category:cosmetic agents
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Physical Properties:
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: absorbents
bulking agents
emulsion stabilisers
stabilising agents
viscosity controlling agents
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For experimental / research use only.
Montmorillonite 95%
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
Montmorillonite K 10, powder
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Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
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Hazard statement(s)
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Precautionary statement(s)
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Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
cosmetic agents
Recommendation for montmorillonite usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for montmorillonite flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):

Scientific Opinion on the safety and efficacy of Friedland clay (montmorillonite–illite mixed layer clay) when used as technological additive for all animal species
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Safety assessment of the substance montmorillonite clay modified by dimethyldialkyl(C16-C18)ammonium chloride for use in food contact materials
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Safety and efficacy of a natural mixture of illite, montmorillonite and kaolinite (Argile Verte du Velay) as a feed additive for all animal species
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Safety and efficacy of natural mixture of illite, montmorillonite and kaolinite for all animal species
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Safety of natural mixture of illite, montmorillonite and kaolinite (Argile Verte du Velay) for all animal species
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Safety assessment of the substance, montmorillonite clay modified with hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromide, for use in food contact materials
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Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :71586775
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WGK Germany:3
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Pubchem (cid):71586775
Pubchem (sid):135345434
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Export Tariff Code:2508.40.0050
Potential Blenders and core components note
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Potential Uses:
 emulsion stabilisers
 viscosity controlling agents
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
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PubMed:Physio-mechanical properties of an active chitosan film incorporated with montmorillonite and natural antioxidants extracted from pomegranate rind.
PubMed:Toxicological evaluation of clay minerals and derived nanocomposites: A review.
PubMed:Investigation on sodium benzoate release from poly(butylene adipate-co-terephthalate)/organoclay/sodium benzoate based nanocomposite film and their antimicrobial activity.
PubMed:Filtration of triazine herbicides by polymer-clay sorbents: Coupling an experimental mechanistic approach with empirical modeling.
PubMed:Controlling effective aspect ratio and packing of clay with pH for improved gas barrier in nanobrick wall thin films.
PubMed:Highly-sensitive and rapid determination of sunset yellow using functionalized montmorillonite-modified electrode.
PubMed:Effects of montmorillonite addition on the performance of starch-based wood adhesive.
PubMed:Release of nanoclay and surfactant from polymer-clay nanocomposites into a food simulant.
PubMed:In-vivo study of genotoxic and inflammatory effects of the organo-modified Montmorillonite Cloisite® 30B.
PubMed:Toxicity induced by F. poae-contaminated feed and the protective effect of Montmorillonite supplementation in broilers.
PubMed:Integrating petrography, mineralogy and hydrochemistry to constrain the influence and distribution of groundwater contributions to baseflow in poorly productive aquifers: insights from Gortinlieve catchment, Co. Donegal, NW Ireland.
PubMed:Short-term safety and efficacy of calcium montmorillonite clay (UPSN) in children.
PubMed:Development of chitosan/montmorillonite nanocomposites with encapsulated α-tocopherol.
PubMed:Development of novel nano-biocomposite antioxidant films based on poly (lactic acid) and thymol for active packaging.
PubMed:In vivo toxicity evaluation of the migration extract of an organomodified clay-poly(lactic) acid nanocomposite.
PubMed:Characterization of nanobiocomposite kappa-carrageenan film with Zataria multiflora essential oil and nanoclay.
PubMed:The improvement of characteristics of biodegradable films made from kefiran-whey protein by nanoparticle incorporation.
PubMed:Automated high-pressure titration system with in situ infrared spectroscopic detection.
PubMed:Preparation, characterization, mechanical and barrier properties investigation of chitosan-clay nanocomposites.
PubMed:Simple and novel electrochemical sensor for the determination of tetracycline based on iron/zinc cations-exchanged montmorillonite catalyst.
PubMed:Characterization of poly(ε-caprolactone)-based nanocomposites containing hydroxytyrosol for active food packaging.
PubMed:MMT-supported Ag nanoparticles for chitosan nanocomposites: structural properties and antibacterial activity.
PubMed:A novel polymer based on MtCu2+/cellulose acetate with antimicrobial activity.
PubMed:Effect of dinitolmide intercalated into Montmorillonite on E. tenella infection in chickens.
PubMed:Synthesis and synergistic, additive inhibitory effects of novel spiro derivatives against ringworm infections.
PubMed:Use of nanoclay platelets in food packaging materials: technical and cytotoxicity approach.
PubMed:Common African cooking processes do not affect the aflatoxin binding efficacy of refined calcium montmorillonite clay.
PubMed:Detection and quantification of montmorillonite nanoclay in water-ethanol solutions by graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry.
PubMed:Effects of suspended common-scale and nanoscale particles on the survival, growth and reproduction of Daphnia magna.
PubMed:Toxic effects of a modified montmorillonite clay on the human intestinal cell line Caco-2.
PubMed:Nanocomposite PAAm/methyl cellulose/montmorillonite hydrogel: evidence of synergistic effects for the slow release of fertilizers.
PubMed:Transport of silver nanoparticles in saturated columns of natural soils.
PubMed:Selective removal and inactivation of bacteria by nanoparticle composites prepared by surface modification of montmorillonite with quaternary ammonium compounds.
PubMed:Reduction in the urinary aflatoxin M1 biomarker as an early indicator of the efficacy of dietary interventions to reduce exposure to aflatoxins.
PubMed:Effect of clay concentration on morphology and properties of hydroxypropylmethylcellulose films.
PubMed:Organically modified clays as binders of fumonisins in feedstocks.
PubMed:Oxygen barrier of multilayer thin films comprised of polysaccharides and clay.
PubMed:In vitro toxicological assessment of clays for their use in food packaging applications.
PubMed:Effect of monogastric and ruminant gastrointestinal conditions on in vitro aflatoxin B₁ adsorption ability by a montmorillonite.
PubMed:Alginate/quaternized carboxymethyl chitosan/clay nanocomposite microspheres: preparation and drug-controlled release behavior.
PubMed:Structure modification of montmorillonite nanoclay by surface coating with soy protein.
PubMed:Modified hydra bioassay to evaluate the toxicity of multiple mycotoxins and predict the detoxification efficacy of a clay-based sorbent.
PubMed:Effect of adding a mycotoxin-sequestering agent on milk aflatoxin M₁ concentration and the performance and immune response of dairy cattle fed an aflatoxin B₁-contaminated diet.
PubMed:Ultrasound-assisted pullulan/montmorillonite bionanocomposite coating with high oxygen barrier properties.
PubMed:Urea-montmorillonite-extruded nanocomposites: a novel slow-release material.
PubMed:Synthesis and fungicidal activity of novel 3-(substituted/unsubstituted phenylselenonyl)-1-ribosyl/deoxyribosyl-1H-1,2,4-triazole.
PubMed:Interaction of Lactobacillus plantarum MON03 with Tunisian montmorillonite clay and ability of the composite to immobilize Zearalenone in vitro and counteract immunotoxicity in vivo.
PubMed:Effect of humic acid on pyrene removal from water by polycation-clay mineral composites and activated carbon.
PubMed:Bismuth nitrate-induced microwave-assisted expeditious synthesis of vanillin from curcumin.
PubMed:Total allowable concentrations of monomeric inorganic aluminum and hydrated aluminum silicates in drinking water.
PubMed:Water vapor adsorption isotherms of agar-based nanocomposite films.
PubMed:Preparation and properties of polypropylene/clay nanocomposites for food packaging.
PubMed:Clay-chitosan nanobrick walls: completely renewable gas barrier and flame-retardant nanocoatings.
PubMed:Calcium montmorillonite clay reduces urinary biomarkers of fumonisin B₁ exposure in rats and humans.
PubMed:Montmorillonite intercalated with glutathione for antioxidant delivery: synthesis, characterization, and bioavailability evaluation.
PubMed:Transparent films based on PLA and montmorillonite with tunable oxygen barrier properties.
PubMed:Structure and physical properties of starch/poly vinyl alcohol/laponite RD nanocomposite films.
PubMed:Assessing tungsten transport in the vadose zone: from dissolution studies to soil columns.
PubMed:Aflatoxin toxicity reduction in feed by enhanced binding to surface-modified clay additives.
PubMed:Bio-based nanocomposite coating to preserve quality of Fior di latte cheese.
PubMed:Comparative sorption and leaching study of the herbicides fluometuron and 4-chloro-2-methylphenoxyacetic acid (MCPA) in a soil amended with biochars and other sorbents.
PubMed:Structure and physical properties of starch/poly vinyl alcohol/sodium montmorillonite nanocomposite films.
PubMed:Antimicrobial silver-montmorillonite nanoparticles to prolong the shelf life of fresh fruit salad.
PubMed:Zearalenone removal in synthetic media and aqueous part of canned corn by montmorillonite K10 and pillared montmorillonite K10.
PubMed:Thermal and rheological properties of L-polylactide/polyethylene glycol/silicate nanocomposites films.
PubMed:Agar hydrogel with silver nanoparticles to prolong the shelf life of Fior di Latte cheese.
PubMed:Direct probing of the folding/unfolding event of bovine hemoglobin at montmorillonite clay modified electrode by adsorptive-transfer voltammetry.
PubMed:Active systems based on silver-montmorillonite nanoparticles embedded into bio-based polymer matrices for packaging applications.
PubMed:Bioavailability of organoclay formulations of atrazine in soil.
PubMed:Applying zeta potential measurements to characterize the adsorption on montmorillonite of organic cations as monomers, micelles, or polymers.
PubMed:The effects of continuous and pulsed exposures of suspended clay on the survival, growth, and reproduction of Daphnia magna.
PubMed:Direct electrochemical determination of methyl jasmonate in wheat spikelet at a nano-montmorillonite film modified electrode by derivative square wave voltammetry.
PubMed:Selenium removal from drinking water by adsorption to chitosan-clay composites and oxides: batch and columns tests.
PubMed:Effect of type and content of modified montmorillonite on the structure and properties of bio-nanocomposite films based on soy protein isolate and montmorillonite.
PubMed:Organoclays as soil amendments to increase the efficacy and reduce the environmental impact of the herbicide fluometuron in agricultural soils.
PubMed:Rheological and thermal properties of polylactide/silicate nanocomposites films.
PubMed:Review: nanocomposites in food packaging.
PubMed:Adsorption and oxidative transformation of phenolic acids By Fe(III)-montmorillonite.
PubMed:Genotoxicity of unmodified and organo-modified montmorillonite.
PubMed:Combining asymmetrical flow field-flow fractionation with light-scattering and inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometric detection for characterization of nanoclay used in biopolymer nanocomposites.
PubMed:Physicochemical properties of starch-CMC-nanoclay biodegradable films.
PubMed:Antimicrobial activity of organically modified nano-clays.
PubMed:Atrazine removal from water by polycation-clay composites: effect of dissolved organic matter and comparison to activated carbon.
PubMed:Adsorption effect on the degradation of carbaryl, mecoprop, and paraquat by anodic fenton treatment in an SWy-2 montmorillonite clay slurry.
PubMed:Environmentally friendly formulations of alachlor and atrazine: preparation, characterization, and reduced leaching.
PubMed:Herbicide solubilization in micelle-clay composites as a basis for controlled release sulfentrazone and metolachlor formulations.
PubMed:Characterizing and designing polycation-clay nanocomposites as a basis for imazapyr controlled release formulations.
PubMed:Reduction of ochratoxin a levels in red wine by bentonite, modified bentonites, and chitosan.
PubMed:Effect of soil moisture on the release of alachlor from alginate-based controlled-release formulations.
PubMed:Sorption of chlorpyrifos to selected minerals and the effect of humic acid.
PubMed:Selective modification of clay minerals for the adsorption of herbicides widely used in olive groves.
PubMed:Zinc transformations in neutral soil and zinc efficiency in maize fertilization.
PubMed:Montmorillonite ameliorates hyperthyroidism of rats and mice attributed to its adsorptive effect.
PubMed:Preparation and characterization of chitosan-based nanocomposite films with antimicrobial activity.
PubMed:Water remediation by micelle-clay system: case study for tetracycline and sulfonamide antibiotics.
PubMed:Thermospectroscopic study of the adsorption mechanism of the hydroxamic siderophore ferrioxamine B by calcium montmorillonite.
PubMed:Properties of aged montmorillonite-wheat gluten composite films.
PubMed:Inter-laboratory comparison of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs) and dibenzofurans (PCDFs) in bleaching earth used in the refinement of edible oils.
PubMed:Short-term safety evaluation of processed calcium montmorillonite clay (NovaSil) in humans.
PubMed:Water purification from organic pollutants by optimized micelle-clay systems.
PubMed:Sorption of 2,4,6-trichlorophenol in model humic acid-clay systems.
PubMed:Adsorption of sterigmatocystin by montmorillonite and inhibition of its genotoxicity in the Nile tilapia fish (Oreachromis nilaticus).
PubMed:Organoclay formulations of acetochlor: effect of high salt concentration.
PubMed:Adsorption of atrazine, hydroxyatrazine, deethylatrazine, and deisopropylatrazine onto Fe(III) polyhydroxy cations intercalated vermiculite and montmorillonite.
PubMed:Heavy metal toxicity and bioavailability of dissolved nutrients to a bacterivorous flagellate are linked to suspended particle physical properties.
PubMed:Sorption and degradation of azimsulfuron on iron(III)-rich soil colloids.
PubMed:Application of adsorbent agents technology in the removal of aflatoxin B(1) and fumonisin B(1) from malt extract.
PubMed:Toxicological evaluation and metal bioavailability in pregnant rats following exposure to clay minerals in the diet.
PubMed:Flazasulfuron: alcoholysis, chemical hydrolysis, and degradation on various minerals.
PubMed:Clay-based affinity probes for selective cleanup and determination of aflatoxin B1 using nanostructured montmorillonite on quartz.
PubMed:Photostabilization of an entomopathogenic fungus using composite clay matrices.
PubMed:Sulfentrazone adsorbed on micelle-montmorillonite complexes for slow release in soil.
PubMed:Bioavailability of an organophosphorus pesticide, fenamiphos, sorbed on an organo clay.
PubMed:Sulfosulfuron incorporated in micelles adsorbed on montmorillonite for slow release formulations.
PubMed:Imazaquin adsorbed on pillared clay and crystal violet-montmorillonite complexes for reduced leaching in soil.
PubMed:Influence of herbicide structure, clay acidity, and humic acid coating on acetanilide herbicide adsorption on homoionic clays.
PubMed:Slow-release formulations of sulfometuron incorporated in micelles adsorbed on montmorillonite.
PubMed:Sulfometuron incorporation in cationic micelles adsorbed on montmorillonite.
PubMed:Inorganic and organic clays as carriers for controlled release of the herbicide hexazinone.
PubMed:Characterization of clay-based enterosorbents for the prevention of aflatoxicosis.
PubMed:Nicosulfuron: alcoholysis, chemical hydrolysis, and degradation on various minerals.
PubMed:Organo-clay formulation of acetochlor for reduced movement in soil.
PubMed:Fe(III)-EDDHA and -EDDHMA sorption on Ca-montmorillonite, ferrihydrite, and peat.
PubMed:Investigation of organophilic montmorillonite clay inclusion in zearalenone-contaminated diets using the mouse uterine weight bioassay.
PubMed:Montmorillonite-phenyltrimethylammonium yields environmentally improved formulations of hydrophobic herbicides.
PubMed:Photostabilization of the herbicide norflurazon by using organoclays.
PubMed:Organo-clay formulations of the hydrophobic herbicide norflurazon yield reduced leaching.
PubMed:Structural influences in relative sorptivity of chloroacetanilide herbicides on soil.
PubMed:Sorption and catalytic hydrolysis of diethatyl-ethyl on homoionic clays.
PubMed:Adsorption and Interactions of Methyl Green with Montmorillonite and Sepiolite.
PubMed:Natural soil colloids To retard simazine and 2,4-D leaching in soil.
PubMed:Chemoenzymatic synthesis of homochiral (R)- and (S)-karahanaenol from (R)-limonene.
PubMed:Sorption and desorption of triadimefon by soils and model soil colloids.
PubMed:Molecular characterization of high affinity, high capacity clays for the equilibrium sorption of ergotamine.
PubMed:[In vitro adsorption of aflatoxins by means of sorbent compounds: montmorillonite].
PubMed:[Coexistent effect of clay minerals on transfer frequency of plasmid DNA to fecal coliforms isolated from ground water].
PubMed:[Histo-autoradiographic study of the synthesis of gastric mucus in the rat stomach. Chronology of stimulation of mucus synthesis following ingestion of water, food and a combination of montmorillonite beidellite and an antacid].
PubMed:[Histo-autoradiographic study of the secretion of gastric mucus in the rat stomach. II. Role of feeding and its combination with an antacid].
PubMed:Adsorption of benzimidazole fungicides on montmorillonite and kaolinite clay surfaces.
PubMed:Adsorption-desorption of selected pesticides by organic matter and montmorillonite.
PubMed:[Year-round buffering of the feed ration using for dairy cows montmorillonite (Bentonite) and its effect on the health and the hematological and biochemical indices].
PubMed:[Buffering of the animal feed ration with montmorillonite (bentonite) in ruminants under experimental conditions].
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