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What is Magnesium (Magnesium Oxide)? (Refined Chemicals, Solvents & Compounds)

A heavy metal which has been burnt to produce Magnesium Oxide. It is not to be confused with the mineral found in foods. It is commonly found in: antacids, medications, bath care products, skin care products, hair care products, is also used as an ingredient to absorb or soak up liquids, and as an opacifying agent in skin make-up for hiding blemishes.