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MEDICATED CREAMS Imerys kaolins - inert carriers for medicated creams


Kaolin is a soft, inert natural mineral, a self preservative mineral that absorbs moisture into itself, kaolin draws excess water that is active in a formula making it great for where water and oil absorption, anticaking performance and gentle exfoliation is needed in applications such as medicated powders, acne and poison ivy creams.


  • Mild cleansing effect
  • Odorless, excellent absorbency
  • Thickener
  • Opaque, white pigment - adheres to skin
  • Oil and water absorbent
  • Increased viscosity



  • Comply with US Pharmacopeia
  • Comply with EU Pharmacopeia
  • Comply with Japanese Pharmacopeia
  • Are manufactured, processed and packaged in compliance with  cGMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) at ISO certified facilities (ISO 9001:2015)
  • EINECS no 310-194-1
  • CAS no 1332-58-7



We offer a full range of custom formulation and technical and process support services to help you match the right mineral grade to your application requirement.

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