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is there aluminum in tums (calcium carbonate)?

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Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
30 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below please: Glaxosmithkline consumer healthcare does not add aluminum during the manufacturing process of the tums® tablets but one of the raw materials used in tums® does contain negligible amounts of aluminum, measured as parts per million (ppm), ranging approximately from 100 to 500 ppm.
Answered on Aug 24, 2018

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