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Stearic Acid

The most common fatty acids occuring in natural animal and vegetable fats. Soluble in alcohol, insoluble in water.

Synonym: Octadecanoic acid

Chemical Formula: CH3(CH2)16COOH

Appearance: Wax like solid

Application: -Used in soap and detergent industry
-Used as a accelerator activator in cosmetic industry
-Used as a dispersing agent and softener for rubber materials
-Used as a material of coatings, shoe and metal polishes

Physical Properties: Colourless solid, slightly odor, combustible
MP 69.6 oC
BP 361.1 oC
SG 0.8390

Packing: 25 kg/bag

Lauric (%)1
Myristic (%)2
Palmitic (%)65
Stearic (%)35-45
Oleic (%)1
Arachidic (%)1
Saponification Value (g/100g)214