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Is talc 'extremely toxic'?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
It is considered: Fairly harmless on skin and with ingestion. Here is the problem, when inhaled in significant quantities it can cause inflammation of respiratory system and can be a cause of acute death. So, even if not intended, accidental inhalation can cause serious problems.

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