Magnesium Stearate
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Magnesium Stearate
Alias
Stearic acid magnesium salt
Category
Anionic surfactants-Carboxylate
CAS No.
557-04-0
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C36H70MgO4
Molecular Weight: 591.24
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: white powder.
Solubility: insoluble in water. slightly soluble in ethanol. soluble in hot ethanol.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: May be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent lubricating, dispersing, emulsifying abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives*, %, ≥
98.0
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Lubricant, glidant in powder forming.
Lubricant, glidant in metal processing.
Use as medical accessories. eg: pharmaceutical, suppositories.
Anticaking agent, humectant in personal care products.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.
Manufacturers
 
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