2-Hydroxypropyl stearate
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2-Hydroxypropyl stearate
Alias
Octadecanoic acid, 2-hydroxypropyl ester
Propylene glycol monostearate
Propylene glycol stearate
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Esters
CAS No.
142-75-6
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C21H42O3
Molecular Weight: 342.56
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: white solid.
Solubility: insoluble in water.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent emulsifying, dispersing, lubricating, solubilizing abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Use as emulsifying agent, emulsion stabilizer.
Emollient, emulsifying agent in personal care products.
Use as lubricant.
Emulsifying agent in medicine, food.
Manufacturers