Calcium carbonate is a dense white powdery mineral. It is used as a mild abrasive and thickener in toothpaste. Calcium carbonate is also used as a mild abrasive agent in household products. It cleans fragile surfaces without scratching them.
Synonyms: Lime carbonate, Blanc de Meudon
Do not confuse with: Sodium carbonate, Calcium hydroxide
Precautions for use: Fine dust can irritate the skin, eyes and mucous membranes. Wearing a mask and protective glasses is recommended.
Use: Toothpaste, household cream or bar products, make-up (opacifier)
Storage: Protect from moisture.