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Kaolin

Synonym: Aluminum silicate hydroxide, Bolus, Hydrated aluminum silicate

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Properties

form   powder (finest)
impurities   ≤1% Soluble in acid
loss   ≤14% loss on ignition, 600 °C
capacity   in accordance absorption capacity
cation traces   Fe: ≤1000 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤10 mg/kg
suitability   passes test for identity
  passes test for swelling capacity

Description

Application

Kaolin has been used for decreasing the background reading of serum blood sample in enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA).

Biochem/physiol Actions

Kaolin also referred to as aluminum silicate hydroxide, bolus or hydrated aluminum silicate is a white clay that reduces the bioavailability of quebracho, tannic acid and quinine. It also activates the plasma factor XII and platelet factor 3 significantly and to few extent platelet-associated factor XI.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

WGK Germany 
nwg
RTECS 
GF1670500

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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