Product Category: VEEGUM® Magnesium Aluminum Silicate
VEEGUM® Magnesium Aluminum Silicate products are water-washed smectite clays that serve as suspension stabilizers, emulsion optimizers and rheology modifiers. For assistance selecting the best grade for your formulation, see the VEEGUM/VANATURAL Quick Reference.
VEEGUM® R
Magnesium Aluminum Silicate

The original and most widely used grade. Magnesium Aluminum Silicate NF Type IA.

VEEGUM® HV
Magnesium Aluminum Silicate

Provides excellent emulsion and suspension stability at low use levels.  Magnesium Aluminum Silicate NF Type IC.

VEEGUM® K
Magnesium Aluminum Silicate

Provides good suspension at low viscosity while having low acid demand and high electrolyte and acid compatibility.  This grade is well suited for acid pH pharmaceutical suspensions.  Magnesium Aluminum Silicate NF Type IIA.

VEEGUM® HS
Magnesium Aluminum Silicate

Provides maximum electrolyte stability and minimum acid demand. It is used in acid pH pharmaceutical suspensions.  Purified Bentonite NF.

VEEGUM® Ultra
Magnesium Aluminum Silicate

A unique acidic smectite clay that produces dispersions in the 4.2 - 5.2 pH range for optimum compatibility with the naturally acidic pH of the skin. VEEGUM Ultra is used in acidic pH OTC topicals.

VEEGUM® D
Magnesium Aluminum Silicate

This dental care grade ensures a stable and short paste or gel with excellent brush stand-up, flavor release and rinseability. It works synergistically with organic gum binders, allowing the fine-tuning of dentifrice properties with minimal inhibition of fluoride recovery.

VANATURAL® MC
Bentonite clay

A rapidly hydrating, water-washed bentonite clay.  VANATURAL® MC is a pure and natural suspension stabilizer, emulsion optimizer and rheology modifier for OTC topical products.