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What are the other Uses for Talcum Powder?

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Asked by jafar, 09 Mar '13 12:30 am
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Talcum powder, also known as magnesium silicate, is made from finely-ground stone particles. It is used in various types of applications, including beauty products, baby products and household deodorizing. It is most well-known for its absorbancy and protective qualities as baby powder, a skin-drying product that is not only used on babies, but people of all ages.

Sprinkling talcum powder on stubborn knots and tangles including tangled necklaces and shoestrings can help them to come apart easier. This powder can be used to keep ants away from homes as well as fix squeaky floorboards. It also can be used to remove greasy carpet stains by sprinkling it on the stain and letting it absorb the grease for several hours. To remove fresh blood stains, talcum powder and water can be mixed to make a paste and applied to the stain. The paste should be allowed to dry, then be brushed away.

This mineral is also used in cosmetics, such as eye-shadow and lipstick. It is also used in other bea ...more
Answered by Rocking Raaj, 09 Mar '13 12:33 am

 
  
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Removes stains.
Answered by samiran panda, 09 Mar '13 08:23 pm

 
  
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Cleaning glasses. used in carrom boards
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 09 Mar '13 02:52 pm

 
  
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It helps cut down on friction on the skin that may cause irritation...removes stain...makes the stubborn knots and tangles like shoelaces easily distangled
Answered by Annes, 09 Mar '13 12:39 am

 
  
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Work a grease stain out of polyester or polyester blends. Cover the area with talcum powder and rub it into the stain. Wait 24 hours and brush the powder away. Repeat until the stain is gone.
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Treat and remove grease from carpet. Cover a grease stain on the carpet with talcum powder and let it sit for six hours. Vacuum the powder to remove the stain.



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Scatter talcum powder around the foundation of the house to deter ants. Sprinkle the powder liberally near windows, doors and other obvious points of entry. ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 09 Mar '13 05:37 pm

 
  
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