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potassium aluminum silicate

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CAS Number: 12001-26-2
ECHA EC Number:310-127-6
FDA UNII: Search
Category:opacifying agents
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 FDA/DG SANTE Petitions, Reviews, Notices:
FR DOC # 2012-6854 E. & J. Gallo Winery; Filing of Color Additive Petition View - petition PDF
JECFA Food Additive: Potassium aluminium silicate
DG SANTE Food Additives:potassium aluminum silicate
DG SANTE Food Contact Materials:potassium aluminum silicate
FDA Mainterm (SATF):12001-26-2 ; MICA
FDA Mainterm (IAUFC):12001-26-2 ; MICA
Physical Properties:
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Strength:none
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. odorless
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: opacifying agents
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Charkit Chemical
Chemical-navi - Nikkol
Odor: characteristic
Use: Base powder for makeup.
Kraft Chemical
Lipo Chemicals
Lipomic® 601
Odor: characteristic
Use: Lipomic® 601 is an off-white to gray, wet-ground Muscovite mica with a controlled particle size distribution.
Safety Information:
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
opacifying agents
Recommendation for mica usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for mica flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):

Re-evaluation of sodium aluminium silicate (E 554) and potassium aluminium silicate (E 555) as food additives
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):12001-26-2
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
EPA/NOAA CAMEO:hazardous materials
Canada Domestic Sub. List:12001-26-2
Pubchem (sid):135350859
Other Information:
FDA Substances Added to Food (formerly EAFUS):View
FDA Indirect Additives used in Food Contact Substances:View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):Search
FDA Color Additive Status ListView
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
 opacifying agents
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 found in nature
 c.i. 77019
 cashmir BN
 cashmir K-II
 ci 77019
 davenite P 12
 lipomic 601
 lipomic 601 BN special
 mica HP-18K
 muscovite mica
 potassium aluminum silicate
 sericite PA
 sericite PHN
 sericite SL
 sericite SL-012
 sericite SL-012P
 suzorite 60S
 uretender V-620
 velvet veil 310


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