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Magnesium stearate, Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar A162440B

Quantity 1000g

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Catalog No. AAA162440B


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Specifications

Description

Applications
Magnesium stearate is involved in the production of medical tablets, capsules, powders and polymer formulation. It is also used as a lubricant for tablets, anti-adherent, in dry coating and as a binding agent. It is an important ingredient in baby formulas. Further, it is used in the hydrogenation process. In addition to this, it is used to bind the sugar in hard candies like mints.

Solubility
Slightly soluble in benzene. Insoluble in water, alcohol and ether.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, acids and alkalis.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

557-04-0
591.27
14,5690
Magnesium stearate
[CH3(CH2)16CO2]2Mg
MFCD00036391
Stearic acid magnesium salt

Specifications

Odorless
1000g
[CH3(CH2)16CO2]2Mg
MFCD00036391
Stearic acid magnesium salt
148° to 152°C
557-04-0
591.27
14,5690
Magnesium stearate

Safety and Handling

RTECSNumber : WI4390000

TSCA : TSCA

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