verb (used with object), talcked or talced [talkt], /tælkt/, talck·ing or talc·ing [tal-king]. /ˈtæl kɪŋ/.
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Take, for example, the asbestos found in talc baby powder connected to thousands of cases of cancer—the potential danger of which the manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson, knew about for over 40 years.
According to Benesh, the FDA doesn’t have the authority to intervene in situations like the talc baby powder case, even when it knows consumers are actively being harmed.
Granular quartz-rock of several varieties: and indistinct specimens of a rock approaching to talc-slate.
Add sufficient powdered talc to give the mass the necessary consistency.Secrets of Wise Men, Chemists and Great Physicians|William K. David
It occurs in beds (talc-slate), and is often met with in districts occupied by metamorphic crystalline rocks.
The three last-mentioned minerals—talc, serpentine, and chlorite—are all silicates of magnesia.
Talc is a silvery white, grayish, pale or dark-green coloured mineral, with a pearly lustre.