Stearic acid, namely octadecanoic acid, molecular formula C18H36O2, is produced by the hydrolysis of oil and is mainly used to produce stearate. Dissolve each gram in 21ml of ethanol, 5ml of benzene, 2ml of chloroform or 6ml of carbon tetrachloride.
Applications of Stearic acid
Mainly used in the production of stearate: sodium stearate, magnesium stearate, calcium stearate, lead stearate, aluminum stearate, cadmium stearate, iron stearate, potassium stearate.
Widely used in cosmetics, plastic cold-resistant plasticizers, mold release agents, stabilizers, surfactants, rubber vulcanization accelerators, water repellants, polishing agents, metal soaps, metal mineral flotation agents, softeners, pharmaceuticals and other organic chemicals.
In addition, it can also be used as a solvent for oil-soluble pigments, a crayon slip agent, a wax paper polisher, an emulsifier for glyceryl stearate, and the like.
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1. Store in a cool, dry, ventilated place, keep away from fire and oxidants. Store and transport according to general chemical regulations.
2. Type 200 stearic acid is packed in cardboard box. Type 800 stearic acid is packed in woven bags lined with plastic bags. Store in a cool and ventilated place.
3. This product can be packed in cardboard box or woven bag lined with plastic bag. The net weight of each box (bag) is 25kg or 50kg.