Stearic Acid (C18H36O2)

HS Code : 29157020 | CAS NO. : 57-11-4

General description:

Stearic acid chemicals known as octadecanoic acid is one of the most common and useful type of saturated fatty acids found in combined form in natural animal and vegetable fats. Esters and salts of stearic acid are known as stearate. Stearic Acid found commercially is a mixture of approximately equal amounts of stearic and palmitic acids and small amounts of oleic acid. Naturally stearic acid occurs as a mixed triglyceride, or fat, with other long-chain acids and as an ester of a fatty alcohol. It is found abundantly in animal fat than in vegetable fat.

Application & Usage:

Stearic acid is a very effective wax modifier used in candle making. Stearic acid acts as a thickener or hardener to help the soap to retain its shape. It is a powerful cleanser and also acts as an emulsifying agent to bind oil and water.

Grades:

Grade TP1838 TP 1843 TP 1850 TP1860 Rubber Polymer Textile
Appearance Flakes / Beads Flakes / Beads Flakes / Beads Flakes / Beads Flakes Flakes Flakes
Iodine Value g I2/100g ≤ 0.5 0.5 0.7 6 9 4 3
Saponification Value, mgKOH/g 210-214 208-212 204-211 193-219 196-215 201-215 197-204
Acid Value mgKOH/g 219-213 207-211 203-210 192-218 195-210 200-214 196-203
Colour, Hazen ≤ 60 60 60 350 - - -
Moisture % ≤ 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.5 - -
Melting Point ˚C 53-57 53-57 53-57 50-60 - - -

Packing

25Kg Bag

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