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Magnesium Stearate NF

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Magnesium Stearate NF

CAS #

557-04-0

SYNONYM

Dibasic magnesium stearate; Octadecanoic acid, magnesium salt (2:1); Magnesium distearate

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FORMULA

[CH3(CH2)16COO]2Mg

PRODUCT TYPE

Oleochemcial

HAZARD

0 Non-Regulated Material

Typical Product Specifications

LOSS ON DRYING

4% max

METAL CONTENT

4 - 5%

FREE FATTY ACID

1% max

BULK DENSITY

250 - 320 g/l

GRANULOMETRY, MESH 325

99% through 325 Mesh

IDENTIFICATION

Pass

TOTAL AEROBIC MICROBIAL COUNT (PER G)

1000 Max

E. COLI

Negative

LEAD

0.001 Max

SALMONELLA

Negative

ACIDITY & ALKALINITY

Less than 0.05 ml of 0.1N HCl or NaOH

TOTAL MOLDS AND YEASTS (PER G)

500 Max

CHLORIDES

0.1% Max

SULPHATE

1.0% Max

SUM OF METHYL STERATE & PALMITATE

90% min

ORGANIC VOLATILES

Not Detected

APPEARANCE

Fine Powder

MELTING POINT

130 - 150ºC

ODOR

wh. soft oily powd., tasteless, odorless

INSOLUBILITY

in water, alcohol, ether

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

591.27

DENSITY

1.028

DIRECT EVAPORATIVE COOLING

by dilute acids

NOTES

Vegetable based

Use: ANTICAKING, BULKING, COSMETIC COLORANT, MOISTURISING

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